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E rlaffitte@sowellgray.com

P (803) 231-7831
F (803) 231-7881
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
  • 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
  • University of South Carolina, M.A.T., 1978
  • Columbia College, B.A., 1977
  • American Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Supreme Court of South Carolina Certified Mediator and Arbitrator
  • 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.
  • Columbia Business Monthly Legal Elite (2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America
    – Transportation Law (2013-2017)
    – Insurance Law (2012-2017), Lawyer of the Year (2013, 2016)
    – Construction Litigation (2012-2017)
    – Product Liability Litigation, Defendants (2012-2017), Lawyer of the Year (2014)
    – Personal Injury Litigation, Defendants (2003-2017), Lawyer of the Year (2017)
  • South Carolina “Super Lawyer”
    – Personal Injury Defense: Products (2008-2017)
  • South Carolina Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates Trial Lawyer of the Year (2010)
  • Richland County Bar Association Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Civility Award (2010)

Super Lawyers - Becky Laffitte

RL 2017 lawyer of yearBest Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Becky Laffitte 2016Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Becky Laffitte 2014     Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year - Becky Laffitte 2013