Member News | September 10-14

David W. Brown, Jr. Joins McNair Law Firm, P.A.

Charlotte, N.C. (Tuesday, September 11, 2012)—David W. Brown, Jr. has joined the Charlotte office of McNair Law Firm, P.A. McNair is a full-service law firm serving businesses, government and individuals with eight offices in South Carolina, an office in Charlotte, North Carolina and an office in Lexington, Kentucky.

Dave focuses his practice on commercial real estate development and public-private partnerships. He is highly experienced in the acquisition, sale, and development of office, hotel, resort, residential and mixed-use projects, including bulk sales, assemblages, public facilities and complex development by developers and public agencies.

“We are very pleased Dave is joining our firm,” said Allan Singer, managing shareholder of McNair’s Charlotte Unit. “His transactional experience will augment our commitment to client service and expand our real estate practice into North Carolina.”

Dave was primarily responsible for the real estate documents for the Levine Center for the Arts in uptown Charlotte. He graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

He is licensed to practice law in North Carolina.

About McNair

McNair Law Firm, P.A., is a full-service law firm serving businesses, government and individuals from ten offices in the Southeast, including eight in South Carolina, one in North Carolina and one in Kentucky. For more information about David W. Brown, Jr. and the firm, see www.mcnair.net.

                                          

NAI AVANT HIRES MARKETING COORDINATOR FOR COLUMBIA, SC HEADQUARTERS

COLUMBIA, SC (September 11, 2012) NAI Avant is pleased to welcome Marilynn Joyner as Marketing Coordinator for the Columbia, South Carolina Office. Joyner previously served as Director of Social Media and Administrative Assistant at the South Carolina Bankers Association. In her new role at NAI Avant, she will assist in communications, marketing, event planning and provide brokerage support for the office team.

Joyner is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Dance Performance.  While at the University of South Carolina, Joyner was actively involved in writing and editing articles for The Daily Gamecock as well as for the USC Garnet and Black blog.

About NAI Avant

NAI Avant’s commercial real estate business is one of the largest in the Southeast.  With over 65 professionals, the firm provides comprehensive brokerage, leasing, development, property and project management services.  For nearly three consecutive decades, the group has had more of its brokerage professionals recognized as top producers or recipients of the top awards than any other firm in South Carolina. As a member of the NAI Global Network, NAI Avant is affiliated with over 350 offices and 5,000 professionals in 55 countries across the globe. NAI Global is the largest independent commercial real estate service provider worldwide and a wholly owned subsidiary of C-III Capital Partners. NAI Avant’s Property and Project Management Group currently manages a multi-million square foot portfolio of properties across South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. Through its Avant Healthcare Division, the firm provides comprehensive services to hospitals, clinics, and physician groups. NAI Avant, founded in 1966, is headquartered in Columbia, SC with an office in Charleston, SC. Find out more about NAI Avant and its services at www.naiavant.com. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NAI Avant and like us on Facebook.

                                         

Best Lawyers in America® Names 14 Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Shareholders
as“Lawyers of the Year”

CHARLESTON, COLUMBIA, FLORENCE, GREENVILLE, & MYRTLE BEACH, SC, AND WASHINGTON, DC — Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that 14 lawyers from the firm’s Charleston, Columbia, Florence, and Greenville offices, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America “Lawyers of the Year.” Recently, the firm also announced that 67 lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

The shareholders selected for inclusion in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America® “Lawyers of the Year,” their resident office, and the designated practice area are as follows:

Charleston – 134 Meeting Street, Third Floor, Charleston, SC 29401

§         Charlton deSaussure, Jr. has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Charleston-SC Public Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         Tara E. Nauful has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Charleston-SC Litigation – Bankruptcy “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         David M. Swanson has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Charleston-SC Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year.”

Columbia – 1201 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

§         William C. (Bill) Boyd has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Columbia-SC Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         J. Donald Dial, Jr. has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Columbia-SC Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         Clarke W. DuBose has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Columbia-SC Mass Tort
Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         George S. (Chip) King, Jr. has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Columbia-SC Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         Robert Y. (Bob) Knowlton has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Columbia-SC Litigation – Securities “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         Stanley H. (Stan) McGuffin has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Columbia-SC Litigation – Bankruptcy “Lawyer of the Year.”


Florence
– 1831 West Evans Street, Suite 315, Florence, SC 29501

§         John R. Chase has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Florence Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

Greenville – 75 Beattie Place, 11th Floor, Greenville, SC 29601

§         Thomas H. (Tom) Coker, Jr. has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Greenville Litigation – Construction “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         William Francis (Frankie) Marion, Jr. has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Greenville Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         H. Donald (Don) Sellers has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Greenville Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.”

§         Matthew P. (Matt) Utecht has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Greenville Healthcare Law “Lawyer of the Year.

About Best Lawyers
According to its website (www.bestlawyers.com), Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

About Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. provides business, litigation, financial legal services, and government relations to national and international clients. Established in 1887, the law firm is observing its 125th anniversary this year and has grown to be one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas with 130 attorneys. The Firm has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Washington, D.C.

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