Thirty-one Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP attorneys have been honored as members of the 2022 South Carolina Legal Elite. The attorneys were voted on by their peers and those selected are spotlighted in the current editions of Charleston Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and the Greenville Business Magazine.

In addition, three Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys—Laurel Blair (Estate and Trust—Litigation and Estate and Trust—Planning), Dan Orvin (Commercial Real Estate) and Stephanie Yarbrough (Economic Development and Corporate Law—Mergers and Acquisitions)—have been honored as the top practitioner in the state in their respective practice area. 

Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys recognized as members of the 2022 South Carolina Legal Elite are:


  • Laurel Blair—Estate and Trust—Litigation,  Estate and Trust—Planning, Business Litigation, Tax and Estate Planning, Corporate Law—Banking and Finance
  • David Collins—Maritime
  • Will Dawson—Corporate Law—Banking and Finance, Corporate Law—Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Cordes Ford—Construction
  • Foster Gaillard—Hospitality and Tourism
  • Allen Gibson—Construction
  • Tom Harper—Commercial Real Estate
  • Greg Horton—Employment—Defendant, Business Litigation, Product Liability—Defendant
  • Sean Houseal—Criminal—DUI, Criminal—White Collar, Maritime
  • Ashley Kutz Kelley—Employment—Defendant Labor
  • Cynthia Spieth Morton—Commercial Real Estate
  • Jim Myrick—Business Litigation
  • Dan Orvin—Commercial Real Estate
  • Anne Kelley Russell—Tax and Estate Planning, Estate and Trust—Planning
  • Matt Tillman—Business Litigation, Insurance
  • Bill Warnock—Construction
  • James Wilson—Corporate Law—Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law – Banking and Finance, Commercial Real Estate
  • Stephanie Yarbrough—Corporate Law—Mergers and Acquisitions, Economic Development, Government Relations


  • Todd Carroll—Insurance
  • Belton Zeigler—Energy and Utilities


  • Michael Bogle—Environmental
  • Amy Clayton—Commercial Real Estate
  • Andy Coburn—Corporate Law—Business Organizations, Corporate Law—Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Clay Custer—Insurance, Personal Injury—Defendant
  • Jamie Francis—Corporate Law—Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Sterling Laney—Business Litigation, Corporate Law—Banking and Finance
  • Sandy Miller—Health Care
  • Lindsay Smith—Commercial Real Estate
  • Betty Temple—International