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Becky has a diverse litigation practice with focus on disputes involving alternative dispute resolution; construction; dram shop; healthcare; insurance coverage; premises liability; product liability; and commercial transportation and trucking. She is a Fellow in Litigation Counsel of America, and a member of International Association of Defense Counsel and the American Board of Trial Advocates.
  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Columbia College, B.A., 1977
  • University of South Carolina, M.A.T., 1978
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1983
    • Order of the Barristers
    • American Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division Moot Court Team
    • Moot Court Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Supreme Court of South Carolina Certified Mediator
  • Supreme Court of South Carolina Certified Arbitrator
  • Permanent Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Columbia Business Monthly “Legal Elite” (2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2003-2017), Personal Injury Litigation, Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year (2017)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2012-2017), Insurance Law, Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year (2013, 2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2012-2017), Litigation, Construction
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2012-2017),  Product Liability Litigation, Defendants, Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year (2014)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2013-2017), Transportation Law
  • South Carolina “Super Lawyer” Personal Injury Defense: Products (2008-2016)
  • Recipient, Trial Lawyer of the Year, SC Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (2010)
  • Recipient, RCBA Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Civility Award (2010)
  • York v. Dodgeland of Columbia, Inc., 749 S.E.2d 139 (S.C. Ct. App. 2013). The South Carolina Court of Appeals held that the circuit court did not err in compelling arbitration.

Super Lawyers - Becky Laffitte

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