Have You Amended Your LLC’s Operating Agreement? Here’s Why You Should.

The auditing requirements for partnerships and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships have changed.  If your LLC is taxed as a partnership, not updating your LLC’s Operating Agreement could end up costing you power over the actions of your LLC and money. In 2015, Congress enacted the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015, or the BBA.  […]

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Haigler and Tyson named honorees for Leadership in Law Awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sowell Gray Robinson is pleased to announce that members Nick Haigler and Rob Tyson have been named honorees for the 2018 South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law Awards. This award honors outstanding members of South Carolina’s legal community who work to better the legal profession through mentoring and involvement within their […]

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Democrats have National Strategy for Gerrymandering

On February 6, 2017, the New York Times reported on efforts by former President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder to block Republican efforts in Congressional redistricting after the 2020 Census. President Obama and Attorney General Holder formed the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, a group that intends to fight the Republican “trifecta”. The […]

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Pennsylvania Congressional Maps are Thrown Out

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled the state’s congressional maps violate the Pennsylvania Constitution. The Court ruled the districts are an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and blocked the use of the current districts for the primaries slated for May.  In doing so, the Court ordered an immediate redrawing of the districts by the legislature or the Court […]

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Gerrymandering Cases are Hot

On January 9, 2018, a three-judge panel threw out the North Carolina Congressional redistricting map.  The panel held the plan was a partisan gerrymander that violated the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause and the First Amendment.  The day after the North Carolina decision, a three-judge panel upheld the Pennsylvania congressional map as constitutional. As discussed […]

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