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Twenty-one Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2020 Edition of Super Lawyers®

Greenville, S.C. – April 27, 2020

Twenty-one attorneys from the firm’s Greenville, Charleston and Columbia offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers. Most notably, John T. Lay Jr., whose practice area is business litigation, has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Lawyers in South Carolina.

Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, lists the top 5 percent of the attorneys in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers utilizes a multiphased selection process that includes peer nominations, independent third-party research, and peer reviews by other attorneys in their primary practice area.

The 14 attorneys listed as Super Lawyers include:


  • Alfred Johnston Cox – Business Litigation
  • Gray Culbreath – Class Action
  • John E. Cuttino – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Amy L.B. Hill – Business Litigation
  • John T. Lay Jr. – Business Litigation
  • Curtis L. Ott – Personal Injury – Products: Defense
  • Breon C. M. Walker – Personal Injury: General Defense


  • Howard Boyd Jr. – Business Litigation
  • Mills Gallivan – Alternative Dispute Resolutions
  • Jennifer E. Johnsen – Insurance Coverage
  • Christopher M. Kelly – Transportation (Charlotte office)
  • David Rheney – Personal Injury General: Defense
  • Daniel B. White – Personal Injury – Products: Defense
  • Ronald K. Wray II – Transportation / Maritime

Outstanding attorneys who have been in practice for 10 years or less or who are 40 years old or younger have been recognized as Rising Stars by Super Lawyers®. No more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in South Carolina are selected as Rising Stars each year. Seven GWB attorneys have been listed as Rising Stars:


  • Paige Chamberlain Ornduff – Construction Litigation


  • Lindsay A. Joyner – Business Litigation


  • Robert Corney – Personal Injury: General Defense
  • Amity Edmonds – Workers’ Compensation
  • Nick Farr – Insurance Coverage
  • Batten Farrar – Construction Litigation
  • William T. Young III – Civil Litigation: Defense

“Gallivan White Boyd is fortunate to have a talented group of attorneys who continue to excel in leadership and professional legal services. Congratulations to this year’s Rising Stars and Super Lawyers for receiving this great honor.” – C. William McGee, CEO and Partner

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