Chambers ranks Wyche as one of the country’s top law firms in the Litigation practice area. Wyche attorneys Wallace Lightsey, Henry Parr, and Troy Tessier are listed as leading lawyers in this practice area. Sources tell Chambers that "The Wyche attorneys are a unique collection of highly skilled and very intelligent people, who are also very personable. Their performance has been stellar on the matters they have handled."
Wyche is also acknowledged as a leading firm in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions. Cary Hall, Eric Amstutz, and Melinda Davis Lux are recognized for being leading lawyers in this practice area. Chambers notes “This South Carolina firm has a sophisticated corporate practice, adept in handling M&A, corporate finance, venture capital and private equity transactions.”
Wyche received high rankings for its Labor & Employment practice as well. Mark Bakker and Ted Gentry are highlighted as leading lawyers for their work in this practice area. Chambers notes “Wyche is recognized for its strong employment practice, which covers the full scope of issues including discrimination, harassment, ERISA, employment torts and litigation.”
Wyche is also highly ranked for its work in Real Estate. Jim Warren and Maurie Lawrence received recognition as leading lawyers for their work in this practice area. Chambers notes “This South Carolina firm offers a sophisticated real estate practice with a focus on commercial real estate acquisitions, development, finance and leasing.”
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