Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce that Greensboro attorney Julie Earp has been named the new chair of the firm’s management committee. Earp is the first female managing partner for the firm and one of the few nationally to lead a regional law firm.
K&L Gates announced that Matthew Norton has been appointed to the firm’s management committee for a four year term as firm-wide practice area leader for real estate.
Moore & Van Allen announced that Charleston bankruptcy member Robert Kerr was elected the 2014 vice president of the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association. He will serve in the role for one year, and will assume the role of association president in 2015.
Nexsen Pruet attorney Tommy Preston Jr. has been elected president-elect of the USC Alumni Association. He will serve as president-elect for two years and begin his presidency July 2016. Preston will be the youngest association president and the first African-American to serve as president.
McKay, Cauthen, Settana & Stubley announced that firm partner Janet Holmes has recently been selected to join the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Organization Board of Directors.
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