South Carolina – March 4, 2019. Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP, a leading regional litigation and dispute management law firm, is pleased to announce that attorneys Alicia Clawson, John Rabb, and Marcy Lamar have joined the firm’s Columbia office.
“Hedrick Gardner is fortunate to have these talented attorneys join our Columbia office” said firm managing partner Paul Lawrence. “Their diverse skill set will be a tremendous asset to our clients and we are excited to have them on our team of talented South Carolina lawyers.”
John W. Rabb will serve as Special Counsel and brings over 30 years of experience to our Columbia office. His practice focuses on handling workers’ compensation claims for employers, carriers, TPA’s and self-insureds. John’s legal background includes prominent positions as a former law clerk to the Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives and to the House Judiciary Committee, as well as a former law clerk for the Honorable John Hamilton Smith, Circuit Court, 5th Judicial District.
Alicia K. Clawson will also serve as Special Counsel. She focuses her practice on the defense of employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation claims. Alicia’s experience spans the public and private sectors with prominent positions in the South Carolina Department of Insurance, as well as serving as Executive Director of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission. She also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law for 10 years at St. Leo University and is a certified mediator.
Marcy J. Lamar joins the firm as an associate. Her practice focuses on both workers’ compensation and civil litigation with a particular emphasis on defending occupational accident claims. She has substantial experience appearing before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and South Carolina Supreme Court, as well as all South Carolina trial courts and the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission.
About Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP:
We have partnered with businesses of all sizes throughout the Carolinas for over 60 years and have become one of the region’s premier law firms for conflict and litigation prevention, management, and resolution. With nearly 100 attorneys in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Wilmington, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina, we are well equipped to effectively and efficiently respond to our client’s needs. From small and medium size businesses to Fortune 500 companies, our clients include businesses in the retail, transportation, finance, healthcare, insurance, and professional service industries. We are, first and foremost, a litigation firm, investigating and evaluating claims with an eye toward quick, advantageous resolutions for our clients. While the vast majority of cases settle pre-trial, our attorneys have substantial trial experience and a reputation of being at home in the courtroom.
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