New employee at Sowell Gray Robinson

Columbia, SC…Mary Helen Beard, CPSM, has joined Sowell Gray Robinson as Marketing Manager. Mary Helen brings to Sowell Gray Robinson nearly 20 years of experience in marketing; her immediate past position included directing the marketing department at a construction company for six years. Mary Helen graduated cum laude from the University of S.C. with a […]

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14 Sowell Gray Robinson attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fourteen Sowell Gray Robinson attorneys will be recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest peer-reviewed publications covering the legal profession. And one of them, Frank Ellerbe, will be honored as Lawyer of the Year in the category of Litigation – Environmental. Here are the […]

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Partisan Gerrymandering Case of Gill v. Whitford set for Oral Argument

The United States Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument for October 3 on Gill v. Whitford, the partisan gerrymandering challenge to the Wisconsin legislative redistricting plans.  As previously stated in this blog, this case has the potential to reshape drastically how congressional, legislative, and local government districts are drawn.  In fact, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg […]

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Betsy Gray recognized by Columbia Business Monthly

Columbia Business Monthly has named Betsy Gray to its 2017 Legal Elite of the Midlands. This recognition honors attorneys in the Midlands whom their peers consider outstanding in their practice area. Ms. Gray, a member at Sowell Gray Robinson law firm in Columbia, was named to the honor in the category of Business Litigation. This […]

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Partisan Gerrymandering – Analysis of Politically Drafted Plan Takes Center Stage

Earlier this summer, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear Gill v. Whitford, a challenge to the Wisconsin legislative redistricting plans. A divided three-judge panel held the Wisconsin plan was a result of partisan gerrymandering which was a violation of the Constitution’s 1st amendment. The Supreme Court has not ruled on a partisan gerrymandering […]

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