Brian Quisenberry and Leslie Whitten will be speaking at the upcoming seminar for SC Prima on March 5 and 6 in Greenville, SC. They will speak about overlapping issues in employment and workers’ compensation laws as well as Cybersecurity. To learn more, or to register, go to this link.
YCRLAW attorneys Duke Highfield, Joe Tierney, and Billy Sweeny obtained a directed verdict in favor of their client in Horry County, South Carolina, in November of 2017. The plaintiff sued for premises liability and negligence per se, and sought damages alleging permanent and total disability. At no point was a demand ever submitted by plaintiff’s counsel for less than $6,000,000.00. The directed verdict was issued at the close of the plaintiff’s case on the third day of trial that was scheduled to last the week.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Frank K. Staiano has been named the newest partner at YCRLAW. Frank served as an assistant vice president at a large, multi-national insurance carrier before joining YCRLAW. He practices primarily in the firm’s Professional Liability and Construction Practice Groups.
Wallace “Buster” Holland celebrates his 45th anniversary with YCRLAW this year. Buster started the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group and currently serves exclusively as a mediator for workers’ compensation claims. YCRLAW is tremendously grateful for Buster’s service, and we look forward to his continued work as a mediator.
YCRLAW is pleased to announce that Leigh Macdonald has joined the firm as our newest associate. Leigh comes to us from Florida, where she served as a Law Clerk for the United States District Court in the Southern District of Florida, worked as an Assistant County Attorney with the Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office, and was an Associate at White and Case, LLP. Leigh will work primarily in the firm’s Community Association Law Practice Group.
YCRLAW was pleased to sponsor a table of the Charleston Chapter of Ellevate Network’s 3rd Anniversary Breakfast where Joan Robinson-Berry of Boeing South Carolina spoke about knowing the corporate culture, controlling your personal brand, and improving our community. Tori Anderson, Catherine Chase, Carol Ervin, Stephanie Ramia, Joanna Stroud, and Leslie Whitten were able to attend this inspiring event along with some YCRLAW clients. Catherine Chase is also the Co-President of the Charleston Chapter of Ellevate Network.
Duke R. Highfield has just celebrated his 25th anniversary with YCRLAW. Duke wears many hats at YCRLAW, including as the chair of four practice groups and chair of the firm’s marketing committee. YCRLAW greatly appreciates Duke’s service, and we look forward to many more successful years to come.
YCRLAW was overwhelmed by bears this week thanks to our generous staff and attorneys. Luckily, MUSC Children’s Hospital is helping each bear find a loving home.
YCRLAW is honored to announce that the law firm has received a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2018 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 attorneys Tori Anderson, Stephanie Ramia, and Joanna Stroud attended the Carolina Youth Development Center’s 14th Annual “A Night for the Children Gala” on Thursday, October 12 at the Memminger Auditorium. YCRLAW is a proud sponsor of this gala; the proceeds go to residential services for child victims of abuse, abandonment, and neglect.
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