Clement Rivers, LLP attorney Duke Highfield 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.
Wallace “Buster” Holland celebrates his 45th anniversary with Clement Rivers, LLP this year. Buster started the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group and currently serves exclusively as a mediator for workers’ compensation claims. Clement Rivers, LLP is tremendously grateful for Buster’s service, and we look forward to his continued work as a mediator.
Clement Rivers, LLP 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, and Stephanie Ramia, were able to attend this inspiring event along with some Clement Rivers, LLP 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 Clement Rivers, LLP. Duke wears many hats at Clement Rivers, LLP, including as the chair of four practice groups and chair of the firm’s marketing committee. Clement Rivers, LLP greatly appreciates Duke’s service, and we look forward to many more successful years to come.
Clement Rivers, LLP 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.
Clement Rivers, LLP 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.
Clement Rivers, LLP attorneys Tori Anderson and Stephanie Ramia attended the Carolina Youth Development Center’s 14th Annual “A Night for the Children Gala” on Thursday, October 12 at the Memminger Auditorium. Clement Rivers, LLP is a proud sponsor of this gala; the proceeds go to residential services for child victims of abuse, abandonment, and neglect.
Clement Rivers, LLP partner C. Michael Branham has been honored by Charleston Business Magazine as part of the Legal Elite for 2017 in the area of Tax and Estate Planning. This is the inaugural list for the magazine and attorneys receiving this honor were chosen by other area attorneys.
On behalf of Clement Rivers, LLP, thank you to all of our clients for putting your trust in us for another year. To read our firm’s 2017 update, click here.
The following Clement Rivers, LLP attorneys have been selected as part of the 2018 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
Stephen L. Brown was recognized as the 2018 Charleston, South Carolina Litigation-Insurance “Lawyer of the Year.” Carol B. Ervin was recognized as the 2018 Charleston, South Carolina Litigation – Labor and Employment “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area in the community is honored with the “Lawyer of the Year” award.
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