Chambers USA Recognizes Wyche, P.A. as a 2023 Leading Law Firm

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GREENVILLE, SC (June 28, 2023) – Chambers USA has recognized Wyche and 13 of its attorneys in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Wyche’s Litigation, Corporate/M&A, Real Estate, and Environment practices have been named among the best in South Carolina. The independent research conducted by Chambers and Partners is often…
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Matthew Richardson Inducted into the South Carolina State University Thomas E. Miller Society

Matthew Richardson Inducted Into The South Carolina State University Thomas E. Miller Society

COLUMBIA, SC (June 12, 2023) – Wyche attorney Matthew Richardson has been inducted into the South Carolina State University Thomas E. Miller Society.  The Society recognizes cumulative philanthropy from individuals and organizations that demonstrate commitment to the university and higher education by sharing their resources. The list of 2023 inductees can be found here and…
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Super Lawyers Profiles Rita Bolt Barker

Rita Bolt Barker Super Lawyers Feature

GREENVILLE, SC (May 31, 2023) – Wyche attorney Rita Bolt Barker is profiled in the 2023 edition of Super Lawyers, in a feature article that highlights her career as an Environmental attorney and her pro bono work for underserved populations. Barker is identified in South Carolina Super Lawyers as a leading Environmental attorney, along with…
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Wallace Lightsey Ranked as the Number One Attorney in South Carolina for the Second Year in a Row by Super Lawyers

Wallace Lightsey Ranked As The Number One Attorney Sc

GREENVILLE, SC (May 22, 2023) – Super Lawyers, a publication recognizing outstanding lawyers, has ranked Wallace Lightsey as the number one attorney in South Carolina for the second year in a row. Lightsey is recognized in the 2023 edition, along with twenty-two other Wyche lawyers who are named among the top attorneys in the state. …
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Contract Management

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As busy in-house counsel know, managing contracts on behalf of an organization can be a daunting and overwhelming task.  However, taking some purposeful steps to implement processes and procedures with respect to contract management can save a lot of time.  Here are a few practical tips regarding strategies to adopt as you manage contracts on…
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2023 Employment Law Compliance Updates

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Understanding the PUMP Act and PWFA In late 2022, Congress signed two acts relating to pregnant employees into law: the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers (PUMP) Act and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). Below is a summary of the new obligations placed on employers by these acts. The PUMP Act became immediately…
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Vendor Codes of Conduct Background and Best Practices

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Introduction Vendor Codes of Conduct (“Codes”) have become a more common sight in commercial agreements with companies of all sizes. The past several decades has seen more emphasis placed on how a company conducts itself as well as the partners with which it interacts. As a result, companies have begun to establish standards of conduct…
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Corporate Transparency Act

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In January 2021, Congress enacted the National Defense Authorization Act, which contained reforms to certain anti-money laundering laws. One of these reforms includes the Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”). The CTA is intended to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing and punishing terrorism, money laundering and other misconduct that involves U.S. corporations, limited liability companies…
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Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Wyche, P.A. Client with a $32.4 Million Judgment in International Defamation Suit

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GREENVILLE, SC (November 2, 2021) – A federal judge in Charleston, SC has ruled in favor of Wyche client Zdenek Bakala, a Czech-American entrepreneur and philanthropist residing in South Carolina, in a defamation case against Slovak businessman, Pavol Krupa. Judge David Norton of the U.S. District Court found Krupa liable on two counts of violations…
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South Carolina Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Wyche, P.A.’s Client to Stop Duke Energy from $1 Billion Increase of Customer Electricity Bills 

South Carolina Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Wyche, P.A.’s Client to Stop Duke Energy

In an opinion by Acting Chief Justice John Kittredge, the Court rules in favor of the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff, represented by Wyche attorney Wallace Lightsey, affirming that Duke Energy cannot recover North Carolina environmental clean-up costs by increasing rates for South Carolina customers  GREENVILLE, SC (October 28, 2021) – The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled in favor…
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Federal Court Blocks South Carolina’s Ban on Mask Mandates in Schools

Federal Court Blocks South Carolina’s Ban on Mask Mandates in Schools

Press Release Source: ACLU South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. — A federal district court today granted plaintiffs’ request to block South Carolina’s ban on mask mandates in schools. The court ruled that South Carolina’s budget provision prohibiting schools from imposing mask mandates for students and teachers discriminates against students with disabilities in violation of Title II…
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