February 9, 2015
Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. Opens Charleston, South Carolina Office
Greenville, SC – Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded more than six decades ago, the firm now has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Anderson South Carolina, as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. As part of the firm’s strategic plan, GWB strives to provide the highest level of service possible to all of its clients. With GWB’s new Charleston location, the firm will be able to serve its clients more effectively and efficiently in eastern South Carolina and North Carolina.
Gallivan, White and Boyd, P.A. is also pleased to announce that Mikell Wyman has joined the firm as a partner and that Blakely Molitor has joined the firm as an associate. Wyman and Molitor will practice out of GWB’s new Charleston office. Wyman’s practice is focused on defending the interests of employers, insurance companies, self-insured corporations, third party administrators, and claims servicing agencies in workers’ compensation matters. He has extensive experience defending a wide variety of complex injury claims arising in the workplace. Additionally, a significant portion of Wyman’s practice includes alternative dispute resolution, as Wyman has been certified as a mediator by the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification.
Molitor also concentrates her practice on the defense of workers’ compensation claims. She has significant experience in defending claims at every stage of the workers’ compensation process. Molitor takes great pride in being responsive to the needs of her clients and strives to ensure that they receive exceptional service and the highest level of quality possible. Molitor also routinely conducts seminars and provides risk assessments and counseling to assist client with preventing future claims.
Gallivan, White and Boyd managing shareholder John T. Lay, Jr. states, “Our firm has incredibly skilled attorneys, but what sets GWB apart is our client first mentality in the services we provide. Our move into the Charleston community is driven by the needs of our clients, who are always are first priority.”
With five offices across the Carolinas, Gallivan, White and Boyd frequently represents corporations, businesses, and individual clients in complex business and commercial disputes, arbitration, and litigation. Several core areas of competency for the firm include:
-Business and Commercial Litigation
– Class Actions
-Commercial Transportation Litigation
-Corporate Planning and Commercial Transactions
-Economic Development and Incentives
-Insurance and Reinsurance
-Professional Negligence Litigation
-Toxic and Mass Torts
-Workers’ Compensation Defense
Gallivan, White & Boyd continues to be ranked by Chambers USA as a Leading Law Firm for Business. In its 2014 edition of Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers notes that GWB “continues to earn praise for its strong litigation practice” and that it has been “particularly noted for its experience in healthcare and pharmaceutical matters.”
Gallivan, White & Boyd has also received significant recognition recently by being selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of “Best Law Firms” published by U.S. News & World Report. In 2013, the firm also received the Defense Research Institute’s Law Firm Diversity Award.
C. William McGee, the firm’s chief executive officer, states, “It is with great pride that we announce the opening of our Charleston office. As a business and commercial defense firm, Charleston has always been a high priority for the future growth of our firm. We look forward to expanding the services that we provide to our clients throughout both of the Carolinas.”
Mikell Wyman, Blakely Molitor, and the rest of the Gallivan, White and Boyd attorneys may be contacted in the Charleston office at (843) 735-7600.