Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Top Legal News

Aug 8, 2023

Trump lawyers seek to curb protective order’s restrictions

Former President Donald Trump’s legal team told a judge overseeing the election conspiracy case against him on Monday that prosecutors’ proposed protective order aimed at preventing the public disclosure of evidence is too broad and would restrict his First Amendment rights. Lawyers for the early 2024 Republican presidential primary front-runner said in court papers that […]

Aug 4, 2023

50 Most Influential Women deadline nears

Now is the time to enter your nominations for South Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s “50 Most Influential Women” awards. The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7. A nomination form is available on the magazine’s website at The 50 Most Influential Women awards recognize the figures whose influence is felt in business, government,[...]

Jul 31, 2023

Law firms focus on distressed properties 

By Dan Emerson, BridgeTower Media Newswires  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Philadelphia-based law firm Ballard Spahr recently announced a new division in its Minneapolis office with an interesting name: Distressed Assets and Opportunities Group.   “Distressed” refers to property subject to financial difficulties such as bankruptcy and foreclosure.  “Opportunities” refers to strategies that ca[...]

Jul 27, 2023

Nomination deadline nears for 50 Most Influential Women

The clock is counting down to submit nominations for South Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s “50 Most Influential Women” awards. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. Aug. 7. A nomination form is available on the magazine’s website at The 50 Most Influential Women awards will spotlight the Carolinas’ leading movers and shakers from b[...]

Jul 26, 2023

Five Questions with Donald Reynolds and Larry Robbins 

Delaware’s Chancery Court is deciding whether TripAdvisor can leave the state and reincorporate in Nevada, a move that the plaintiffs say will help insulate company directors from stockholder litigation. Gregory Maffei, a controlling stockholder, employs “sophisticated financial engineering” to achieve personal gain at the expense of minority investors, the plaintiffs allege.   Attorneys f[...]

Jul 21, 2023

Icons & Phenoms ’23 photo highlights

This prestigious event celebrates the achievements and contributions of the region’s more accomplished and promising legal professionals. With over 30 winners being recognized this year, it’s an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to gain insight into the industry, network with esteemed colleagues, and celebrate the best in the legal profession. The icon honorees and their firms […]

Jul 18, 2023

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Lawyer defends free press, public’s right to know 

Taylor M. Smith IV’s professional career started in journalism, moved into the law and then morphed into a combination of the two.  A partner with Harrison, Radeker & Smith in Columbia, his practice includes serving as lead counsel for the S.C. Press Association, the professional organization for the state’s 82 daily and weekly newspapers.  His […]

Jul 17, 2023

POINT OF NO RETURN: Working from home has become the norm 

The old way of practicing law is dead, and the coronavirus killed it.   If that sounds like hyperbole, ask around. Better yet, look around your local law office. You’ll find fewer staff members congregating at the water cooler, fewer attorneys discussing life and the law in the hallways, and more unoccupied desks than you would […]

Jun 23, 2023

Class of 2023 Icons & Phenoms announced

North Carolina and South Carolina Lawyers Weekly are pleased to announce the Icons & Phenoms Class of 2023. Icons are senior leaders of the legal community who have made their mark, in the courtroom or the boardroom, in their law firms or legal departments, with community organizations, and with local, state and national bar associations. […]

Jun 13, 2023

Escaping Liability: Texas Two-Step’ Under Scrutiny

Depending on whom you ask, the pejoratively titled “Texas two-step” is either a strategic, viable defense to mass tort claims or an unfair abuse of the Bankruptcy Code.   “The term is clearly meant to be an amusing reference to country line dancing, which is popular in Texas, as well as many other Southern states,” […]

Jun 12, 2023

Assault suit against TSA screener revived 

By Nick Hurston  The Federal Tort Claims Act, or FTCA, allows people who claim they were assaulted by Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, screeners to sue the federal government, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held in an issue of first impression.  Joining with other U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, U.S. Circuit Judge […]

Jun 8, 2023

‘Power List’ for healthcare announced

South Carolina Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce its Power List for healthcare. The Power List program recognizes top lawyers in a particular practice area. These attorneys are experts in their field, known for their expertise and accomplishments. Upcoming Power List practice areas for 2023 include family, real estate and employment law. Our healthcare honorees […]

Business Law

See all Business Law News


See all Commentary


How Is My Site?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...