Reynolds Blankenship and Perry Buckner have joined Yarborough Applegate in Charleston. Blankenship focuses his practice on representing plaintiffs who have been injured due to the negligence of others or the sale of defective products. Buckner focuses on litigation, with an emphasis on civil trial work.
Luke Burke and Jack McDonald have joined Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey in Greenville as partners. Burke’s main area of practice is civil litigation, with a focus on business litigation, eminent domain and right-of-way acquisition, and family law. McDonald represents buyers, sellers, and lenders in residential and commercial real estate transactions and serves creditors in foreclosures and handles probate and estate matters.
Aimee V. Leary has joined Fox Rothschild as an associate in the firm’s Greenville office. Leary joins the firm’s real estate department and assists clients with a range of commercial real estate matters, including purchases and sales, financing, refinancing and leasing. Prior to joining the firm, Leary was an associate at Wendell L. Hawkins, PA.
Sarah J.M. Cox has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel in Columbia as an associate. Cox’s practice focuses on employment law, personal injury, civil rights law and litigation. She also represents clients in foodborne illness cases and in grandparent rights cases.
Joe’Terrious Neal has joined Morton & Gettys in Rock Hill as an associate. Neal is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, and his practice focuses on civil litigation.
Dave Gieg has joined Buist Byars & Taylor in Charleston as a partner in its commercial real estate practice area. Gieg is a real estate and corporate attorney whose practice is focused on commercial real estate acquisition, divestiture, financing, development, and leasing, including transaction structuring.
Heather St. Germain has joined Sanders Law Firm in Charleston, where she practices in the areas of civil and criminal litigation. St. Germain previously served as an assistant solicitor for the First Judicial Circuit.
Dan D’Alberto and Michael Graham have merged their law and business consulting practices to create D’Alberto & Graham Attorneys and Advisors in Columbia. The firm’s legal practice areas include general counsel services, business transactions, commercial real estate, and trusts and estates, while the business consulting practice includes general consulting, strategic planning, startups, and economic development. They are joined in the new firm by attorney Ashton Gottschall.
Wyche has announced that Wade Kolb and John Moylan have been elected as members of the firm’s executive committee. The firm also announced that Matthew Couvillion and Josh Lonon have been named shareholders of the firm.