YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Alexandra J. Ginsburg has joined the firm as our newest associate. Alex will practice primarily in the firm’s Professional Liability practice group. Before coming to YCRLAW, Alex worked as an Assistant Solicitor in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office, during which time she handled a varied caseload and tried numerous cases to jury verdict. She was also the Animal Abuse prosecutor for Charleston County and still serves on the Anti-Cruelty Committee for the Charleston Animal Society. While in law school at the University of Tennessee College of Law, Alex won several CALI awards, including Trial Advocacy. She also clerked with the United States Attorney Office in both Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tennessee. She also was an adjunct professor at the College of Charleston and taught Criminal Justice.
On behalf of YCRLAW, thank you to all of our clients for putting your trust in us for another year. To read our firm’s 2019 update, click here.
YCRLAW partner Catherine H. Chase will speak on the topic of “Legal Ethics Online and In Social Media: What every attorney needs to know and what litigation attorneys need to know” at the Charleston School of Law on October 24. To learn more, please email Michael Abro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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.
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.
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