Clawson and Staubes, LLC is pleased to announce that 9 lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become widely regarded as an authoritative guide to legal excellence.
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Clawson and Staubes, LLC would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America list:
Samuel R. Clawson – Insurance Law
Ronnie Craig – Insurance Law
Tim Domin – Insurance Law and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Austin Hood – Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Albert A. Lacour – Litigation – Real Estate
Amy Miller Snyder – Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Trey Still – Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Insurance
Matt Story – Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, and Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Douglas B. Thie – Immigration Law
Nine attorneys from Clawson and Staubes, LLC have been named in 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers magazine. Four attorneys were selected to the 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers list and five were selected to the 2020 South Carolina Rising Stars list.
Attorneys selected to the 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers list:
Sam Clawson (Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Austin Hood (Personal Injury-General, Insurance Coverage)
Jay McDonald (Civil Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Matt Story (Civil Litigation, Workers’ Compensation, Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Attorneys selected to the 2020 South Carolina Rising Stars list:
Penn Ely (General Litigation, Personal Injury-General)
Tom Hollowell (Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage)
Mike Leech (Construction Litigation, Personal Injury-General, Civil Litigation)
Trey Nicolette (Personal Injury-General)
Jeanmarie Tankersley (Civil Litigation)
Attorney Penn Ely has received his certification as a Circuit Court Mediator by the SC Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification. As a litigator, Ely is used to resolving cases in the courtroom. Now as a mediator, he hopes to bring resolution to conflicts before they reach the courtroom.
“Mediation is my favorite day in a lawsuit,” said Ely. “People get closure, or at least a better understanding of their case. I became a mediator for the same reason I became a lawyer: to help people, and I look forward to doing so as a mediator.”
Ely is an attorney in the firm’s Charleston office where he litigates all types of matters. He will focus his mediation practice in the areas of personal injury and insurance related matters.
Attorney Mike Leech presented at the Pitt County Courthouse a portrait to honor the service of his father, Honorable Judge David Leech.
Upcoming CLE – The firm is offering a North Carolina CLE on Ethics and Discipline on Friday, October 4, at 3:00pm and on and Navigating Global Settlements on Saturday, October 5, at 9:00am in Charleston at Wild Dunes Resort, Link’s Fazio Room, Isle of Palms, SC. The event is part of the Clawson and Staubes, LLC annual retreat, but is open to NC licensed defense attorneys. You can register by emailing email@example.com.
- Due to Hurricane Dorian, the Charleston office will be closed Wednesday, September 4th and Thursday, September 5th.
Congratulations to our attorneys that are now partners at Clawson and Staubes!
“We are proud of their hard work and the leadership and comradery they exhibit, and we welcome them aboard.”
– Matt Story, Managing Partner
We are pleased to announce that partners Sam Clawson and Ronnie Craig have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020.
Recognition by practice Area includes:
Sam Clawson – Insurance Law
Ronnie Craig – Insurance Law
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