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Two Parker Poe Attorneys Voted Top Lawyer in Their Fields; 15 Named Legal Elite in South Carolina

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  • August 03, 2020

Columbia, S.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that David Summer and Ashley Cooper were selected by their peers as the top attorney in their practice areas. The voting was part of the process in determining “Legal Elite” rankings across South Carolina for 2020. In all, 15 Parker Poe attorneys were ranked.

Columbia Business Monthly, Charleston Business Magazine, and Greenville Business Magazine ask every active attorney in each city who they view as the best in their fields. Those with the most votes are named Legal Elite, and the top vote-getters are named lawyer of the year.

Lawyer of the Year

  • David Summer was named Columbia’s lawyer of the year for health care for the fourth straight year.
  • Ashley Cooper was named Charleston’s lawyer of the year for energy and utilities.

Legal Elite by Practice Area

  • Banking & Finance
    • Todd Haynie in Columbia
    • Ray Jones in Columbia
    • Tyler Smith in Greenville
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights
    • John Tamasitis in Columbia
  • Business Litigation
    • Bobby Byrd in Charleston
    • Lawrence Hershon in Columbia
  • Commercial Real Estate
    • Simpson Fant in Columbia
  • Construction
    • Katon Dawson in Columbia
    • Lawrence Hershon in Columbia
  • Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Sam Moses in Columbia
  • Energy & Utilities
    • Ashley Cooper in Charleston
    • Sam Moses in Columbia
  • Government
    • Ray Jones in Columbia
  • Health Care
    • Julie Cude in Columbia
    • David Summer in Columbia
    • Will Thomas in Columbia
  • Intellectual Property & Innovation
    • Amy Allen Hinson in Greenville
    • Tim St. Clair in Greenville
  • International
    • Sam Moses in Columbia
    • Tim St. Clair in Greenville

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 225 lawyers in eight offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. The firm provides legal counsel to many of the largest companies and local governments in the Southeast.

Parker Poe is a member of two leading international legal networks: TerraLex and the Employment Law Alliance. TerraLex and the ELA have chosen Parker Poe to help guide clients through the challenges of global business.