Turner Padget Graham & Laney announced that Langdon Cheves III and Rhame B. “Chip” Cannon have joined the firm. Cheves practices in the areas of insurance litigation, personal injury litigation, product liability and premises liability and is based in the Greenville office. Cannon will focus his practice in the areas of construction, insurance and personal injury litigation and is based in the Charleston office.
Gallivan, White & Boyd announces that Grayson Smith has been named co-chairperson of the Richland County Bar’s Young Lawyers Division.
The Defense Research Institute DRI gave its annual diversity award to Gallivan, White & Boyd. The award recognizes one law firm that has promoted diversity in the profession and in the community.
Timothy Kolly, director of communications at DRI, said several factors secured the firm’s award: the firm’s diversity committee is chaired by a senior member of the firm’s leadership; the firm’s commitment to diversity is evident in hiring, and in efforts to retain and advance its diverse workforce through mentoring and leadership programs; the firm created internal diversity awareness programs; and the firm supports and participates in outside organizations such as the Urban League, South Carolina Diversity Leaders Initiative, South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, and the Black Law Students Association.
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