The following YCRLAW attorneys have been selected as part of the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©:
- William J. Bates: Real Estate Law
- C. Michael Branham: Trusts and Estates
- Stephen L. Brown: Litigation – Construction & Litigation – Insurance
- D. Jay Davis, Jr: Commercial Litigation
- Carol B. Ervin: Employment Law – Management & Litigation – Labor and Employment
- Duke R. Highfield: Litigation – Insurance & Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
- Wallace G. Holland: Workers Compensation Law – Employers
- Wilbur E. Johnson: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, & Litigation – Labor and Employment
- Michael A. Molony: Administrative / Regulatory Law & Insurance Law
- F. Drake Rogers III: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Chandler D. Rowh has joined YCRLAW as an associate. Chandler graduated from USC School of Law with honors in 2018 and then worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Maite Murphy, Circuit Court Judge. Chandler will practice primarily in the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Appeals practice group.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Zachary M. Kern has joined the firm as an associate. Zach will practice mainly in the firm’s Employment & Labor Law practice group. Prior to joining YCRLAW, Zach served as law clerk to the Honorable Daniel D. Hall in the 16th Judicial Circuit.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that E. Courtney Gruber is now a Certified Circuit Court Mediator, concentrating in Workers’ Compensation cases. Courtney is a partner in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice group and is an AV rated attorney.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Mallory E. Molony has joined the firm as our newest associate. Mallory will practice primarily in the firm’s Trucking & Transportation practice group. Mallory graduated from the Charleston School of Law in 2018, and she served as a law clerk for the Charleston County Public Defender’s Office and as a legal intern for One 80 Place.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Michael Ryan Loignon has joined the firm as an Associate. Michael will practice primarily in the Commercial Litigation and Appeals group. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The Citadel. Prior to joining YCRLAW, Michael worked as an attorney for the South Carolina Department of Social Services and the Charleston County Public Defender’s Office where he tried numerous cases to jury verdict.
Joseph J. Tierney, Jr. was inducted into ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) on April 4, 2019. ABOTA is dedicated to the highest ethical and technical standards of trial advocacy. It is an invitation only organization, which only accepts attorneys who have completed at least 10 civil trials as lead counsel and who demonstrate high personal character and an honorable reputation.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that D. Jay Davis, Jr. (Professional Liability: Defense), Carol B. Ervin (Employment and Labor), and Shawn Daughtridge Wallace (Employment and Labor) have all been named 2019 Super Lawyers. Matthew O. Riddle (Workers Compensation) has been named as a rising star.
The South Carolina Insurance Data Security Act went into effect on January 1. Most insurance carriers and TPAs licensed in South Carolina (“licensees”) must be ready now to comply with a breach response plan.
On July 1, 2019, all “licensees” are required to have a completed risk assessment and a written information security plan. The requirements are extensive.
Penalties for non-compliance can include revoking the carrier’s license to insure in South Carolina, so please make sure you are ready. To learn more, please read our article here.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Michael A. Molony was unanimously reappointed as a City of Charleston Municipal Judge for a two year term by the Charleston City Council.
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