Aug. 15 2019

COLUMBIA, SC – McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm, is pleased to announce the inclusion of 43 attorneys in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

Four attorneys were named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” as well. In Columbia, SC, Sterling Davies was named the Litigation – Insurance “Lawyer of the Year”, and Thomas Lydon was named the Litigation – Banking and Finance “Lawyer of the Year.” In Greenville, SC, Erroll Anne Hodges was named the Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers “Lawyer of the Year”, and Doc Morgan was named the Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.”

Recognized attorneys include:

Asheville, NC
Joseph Hamrick: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
John Spainhour: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Insurance  

Atlanta, GA
John Campbell: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Charlotte, NC
Chuck Cheney: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
John Barringer: Insurance Law; Litigation – Insurance
George Kurani: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
John Jeffries: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction
Sally Moran: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
John Morris: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Robert Starnes: Workers’ Compensation – Employers
Andrew Ussery: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Charleston, SC
Mark Davis: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Carl Edwards: Litigation – Insurance; Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants
Amy Jenkins: Employment Law – Individuals; Employment Law – Management; Litigation – ERISA; Litigation – Labor & Employment
Allison Nussbaum: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
JD Smith: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Columbia, SC
Chad Abramson: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Trippett Boineau: Litigation – Construction; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Sterling Davies: Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation – Insurance; Litigation – Construction; Product Liability; Litigation – Defendants
Scott Garrett: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Mundi George: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Rusty Goudelock: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Jason Lockhart: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Tommy Lydon: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking & Finance
Hugh McAngus: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Julie Moose: Commercial Litigation

Greenville, SC
Mark Allison: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Vernon Dunbar: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Erroll Anne Hodges: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Doc Morgan: Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation – Insurance; Personal Injury; Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Bill Shaughnessy: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Shayne Williams: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Jackson, MS
Catherine Bell: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Holly Nash: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Roger Riddick: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Bobby Thompson: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Knoxville, TN
David Long: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Josh Wolfe: Construction Law; Insurance Law

Memphis, TN
Tom Cassidy: Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants;
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Myrtle Beach, SC
Dominic Starr: Litigation – Insurance

Raleigh, NC
Melissa Cleary: Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants; Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Jack Holmes: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Wilmington, NC
Walt Rapp: Litigation – Insurance

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor.