Carol Ervin and Brian Quisenberry recently obtained summary judgment for their client in an employment discrimination case litigated in federal court. The Plaintiff sued for discrimination and retaliation under federal civil rights statutes, and asserted other state law claims. The U.S. District Judge hearing the case found in favor of the firm’s client on all causes of action.
Brian Quisenberry recently spoke at a seminar of business owners and human resource professionals regarding new developments with the FLSA, the ADA, and the FMLA.
Buster Holland was recently inducted into the SC Chapter of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. The Academy is an invitation only organization for top-tier attorney mediators and arbitrators.
We are proud to announce that YCR Attorney Matt Riddle has been elected President of the Board of Directors for Kids’ Chance of South Carolina. Kids’ Chance is a national nonprofit organization that provides college scholarships to children whose parents have been severely disabled or killed as a result of workplace injuries. The South Carolina chapter has awarded over $800,000 in scholarship funds since it was founded in 1993. Matt has served on the Board of Directors since 2011. Please contact Matt or visit http://www.kidschancesc.org if you wish to donate or learn more about Kids’ Chance of South Carolina.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Catherine Holland Chase and Matthew O. Riddle have been named Partners at our firm. Catherine practices in numerous areas of law, specializing in Commercial Litigation and Appellate work. Matt practices primarily in the firm’s workers’ compensation practice group.
Brian Quisenberry recently received an award for "Outside Panel Counsel of the Year" from a large national auto-parts retailer he represents. The award recognized Brian's outstanding work in obtaining great results in the recent cases he has defended for the retailer. Brian is one of more than 150 attorneys from all over the country who serve as panel counsel for this client.
YCRLAW is honored to announce that the law firm has received a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." This Tier 1 ranking was determined from the firm's overall evaluation, which was derived from a combination of factors including clients feedback and the high regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice areas have for the firm.
YCRLAW is delighted to welcome Mary S. Willis as our newest associate. Mary will practice in our Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice Group. She served as a Judicial Law Clerk for both the Honorable Timothy M. Cain and the Honorable G. Ross Anderson, Jr. Mary graduated, with Magna Cum Laude honors, from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2015 and earned her undergraduate degree from Saint Michael’s College.
2016 has brought it’s challenges to Charleston and to YCRLAW, but our community continues to emerge stronger than before. To read our firm’s 2016 Update, please click here.
In 2013, YCRLAW attorneys Steve Brown, Russ Hines, and Perry Buckner successfully obtained a dismissal of a class action filed against their client. That ruling was appealed shortly thereafter, and last week, the South Carolina Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of the class action by the trial court.
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