Bess DuRant Joins Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC

Bess DuRant has joined Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte as an associate. A 2009 cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, DuRant was a member of the Editorial Board for the South Carolina Law Review  and had an article published in the review. She also was a member of Phi […]

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Gray, Laffitte Invited To Join National Legal Honor Society

Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte LLC members Elizabeth Van Doren Gray and Rebecca Laffitte have been invited to become Fellows of The Litigation Counsel of America, a legal honorary society that inducts less than one half of 1 percent of the country’s attorneys. The LCA’s purpose is “to recognize deserving, experienced and highly qualified lawyers,” its […]

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Sowell Gray Firm, Attorneys Highlighted in Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation, a definitive guide to the country’s leading lawyers and firms, has named Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, one of the top litigation firms in South Carolina. Additionally, the guide has named Sowell Gray members Thornwell Sowell, Elizabeth Van Doren Gray and Robert Stepp as local litigation stars. All three also were included […]

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Two Sowell Gray Members Certified as Circuit Court Mediators

Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte LLC members Cal Watson and Grady Beard have been certified as Circuit Court Mediators by the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification. Mediation is a process in which an impartial, neutral third-person helps two or more parties resolve their dispute or conflict. As mediators, Cal and Grady will […]

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Sowell Gray Lawyers Take to the Streets to Help Keep Columbia Clean

They traded suits and ties for shorts and T-shirts for a good cause recently, when the staff of Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte hit the streets to clean up downtown Columbia. Armed with trash bags, the 18 people patrolled six blocks of Lady Street in the city’s historic Vista district as part of the firm’s […]

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