Ellis, Lawhorne & Sims, P.A.

1501 Main Street 5th Floor
Columbia, South Carolina Area, SC 29201, United States

Contact: Jack Pringle

  • 803-386-7452

Every Lawyer is a Technologist: Take a Step Back to Take the First Step Forward

Don't be entirely distracted or frightened by emerging technologies and their effect on the practice of law. Lawyers already use technology every day even if they never turn on a computer. Technology is not just computers and…more
| Education, Electronic Discovery, Law Practice Products & Services, Science, Computers, & Technology

4th Circuit Issues Two Standing Opinions on the Same Day

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals had the opportunity to consider constitutional standing requirements in two very similar cases. The opinions offer some insight into the application of the Lujan test…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Energy & Utilities

Disadvantaged and Minority Business Certification in South Carolina

In South Carolina there are several programs designed to benefit those businesses owned and controlled by “disadvantaged” individuals. The key to obtaining certification or designation under all these programs is a…more
| Administrative Law, Transportation, Government Contracting

4th Circuit Adopts "Whole-Case Approach" In Upholding CAFA Remand

On October 25, 2012, in AU Optronics Corporation and LG Display Co. v. State of South Carolina, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals considered for the first time the issue of whether a state's lawsuit pursuing claims that may…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts

4th Circuit Adopts "Whole-Case Approach" In Upholding CAFA Remand

On October 25, 2012, in AU Optronics Corporation and LG Display Co. v. State of South Carolina, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals considered for the first time the issue of whether a state's lawsuit pursuing claims that may…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts

SC Business Law Blog- This Ain't Backup (And Maybe Not Storage, Either): SC Supreme Court Considers the Stored Communications Act

The South Carolina Supreme Court recently had occasion to consider the application of the federal Stored Communications Act. Three of the five Justices on the Court issued opinions in the case, underscoring the difficulties in…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Criminal Law, Science, Computers, & Technology, Privacy

How Must Litigants Assert Arbitration Rights?

Simply raising arbitration in a pleading may not avoid waiving contractual arbitration rights…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts

Forum Selection Issues in Capsized Costa Crocier Italian Cruise Ship Case

An analysis of forum selection issues applicable to litigation in the wake of the recent capsizing of the Costa Concordia…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Maritime Law

La Compagnie C'est Moi: SC Supreme Court Confirms 4% Property Tax Ratio Available to Single-Member LLC

The South Carolina Supreme Court recently considered the application of S.C. Code Ann. Section 12-43-220(C) to single-member limited liability companies (LLCs), and held that the 4% legal residence property tax ratio is…more
| Administrative Law, Business Organizations, Taxation
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • South Carolina
Number of Attorneys

25-50 Attorneys

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