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Twenty-One Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2021 Edition of Super Lawyers®

Greenville, S.C. – May 18, 2021

Gallivan White  Boyd (GWB) is pleased to announce that 21 attorneys from the firm’s Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

Most notably, Super Lawyers recognized GWB Partner John T. Lay as one of the Top 25 Lawyers in South Carolina.

 Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, lists the top 5% 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 GWB attorneys listed as Super Lawyers include:


  • Alfred Johnston Cox – Business Litigation
  • Gray T. Culbreath – Class Action
  • John E. Cuttino – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Amy L.B. Hill – Business Litigation
  • John T. Lay – Business Litigation
  • Curtis L. Ott – Personal Injury – Products: 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
  • Zachary L. Weaver – Business Litigation
  • 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 attorneys who are 40 years old or younger have been recognized as Rising Stars by Super Lawyers®. No more than 2.5% of the attorneys in South Carolina are selected as Rising Stars each year. The seven GWB attorneys listed as Rising Stars include:


  • Paige Chamberlain Ornduff – Construction Litigation


  • Lindsay A. Joyner – Business Litigation
  • Kyle D. McGann – Construction Litigation


  • 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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