Five Rogers Lewis Members recognized as Midland’s Legal Elite

Columbia Business Monthly has named 5 Rogers Lewis attorneys to its “2017 Legal Elite of the Midlands.”

Winners of Legal Elite of the Midlands are chosen not by staff of Columbia Business Monthly, but by area attorneys that are members of the South Carolina Bar. It’s is the only award program in the region that gives every active attorney the opportunity to participate. The magazine lists the top recipients in 20 categories.  The following members of Rogers Lewis were recognized in their respective fields of practice:

Shaun Blake: Business Litigation

Wes Jackson: Healthcare Law

Jenkins Mann: Personal Injury Law

Chris Rogers: Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions

Cody Smith: Environmental Law

Super Lawyers recognizes Shaun Blake and Drew Walker

Rogers Lewis is pleased to announce that Shaun Blake has been named 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers ® in the area of Business Litigation, and Drew Walker was listed in the 2017 South Carolina “Rising Stars.” Attorneys are selected to the Super Lawyers list by peer nominations, independent research and a review by attorneys in the same practice areas.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state were recognized in the 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers list.and

Steve Arsenault joins Rogers Lewis

Rogers Lewis is pleased to announce that Steve Arsenault has joined Rogers Lewis, adding to the Firm’s abilities to assist clients in matters pertaining to taxation, estate planning, probate administration, and employment benefits.  Prior to joining Rogers Lewis, Steve served as a Professor of Law at the Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, NC, and he has practiced with several law firms in Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA, and Atlanta, GA.   Steve has published more than twenty articles on taxation, estate planning and employee benefits topics.

Rogers Lewis announces Relocation

Jenkins Mann, the Firm’s managing member, is proud to announce that after several years of continued growth, Rogers Lewis is relocating to a new, more convenient, office location at the Bank of America Plaza. “On June 1, 2017, our Firm will complete the transition to its new office, located at 1901 Main Street, Suite 1200. This new space will allow us to continue serving our clients’ legal needs while providing a more conducive and inviting environment. We all look forward to continuing serving the residents of the Carolinas from our new location.”  For any questions, please contact Sherry Couch at 803-256-1268.

Rogers Lewis attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers

Rogers Lewis is pleased to announce that Jenkins Mann and Shaun Blake have been recognized in South Carolina Super Lawyers® 2016 Magazine. Jenkins Mann and Shaun Blake have again been recognized as “Rising Stars” in the fields of Plaintiff’s Civil Litigation and Business Litigation, respectively.  A digital copy of the magazine can be located here.

Rogers Lewis selected to join the Law Firm Alliance

Rogers Lewis is pleased to announce that it has been elected as the South Carolina member of the Law Firm Alliance, a strategic alliance of mid-sized law firms that was established to provide legal clients greater access to high quality and cost-effective legal services.  The strength of the Law Firm Alliance’s international network of member firms lies in the combined experience of more than 50 firms and 2,800 attorneys throughout North America, Europe and Asia, all with a deep commitment to client service.

Rogers Lewis’ affiliation with the Law Firm Alliance connects our clients with a multitude of knowledge bases in all major areas of the law. In addition, the Alliance also includes attorneys with specialty national practices, to address issues that may require expertise in narrower legal areas. Through the Alliance, we are able to call upon the counsel and assistance of member firms when our clients need local representation, wherever it may be required. Each law firm in the Alliance has extensive knowledge and experience
with its state and local laws, governmental agencies, judicial systems, and business community, and can effectively meet the specific needs of our clients. In this way, we offer clients the global reach of larger law firms, without sacrificing the efficiency, swiftness of response, or personal relationships of smaller firms. Alliance member firms are also able to offer our clients more competitive legal fees than are customary when using larger national or global law firms.

Membership in the Law Firm Alliance is highly selective, and by invitation only. Members are chosen based on recommendations by clients or other firms. All members offer a breadth of legal services, maintain substantial corporate and litigation practices, and are comprised of attorneys with comparable depth and skills who have a strong commitment to client service.

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Jury verdict obtained in Federal employment trial

Rogers Lewis members Shaun Blake and Jenkins Mann obtained a defense verdict for a hospice care provider following a jury trial in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, Florence Division. The case, civil action number 4:13-cv-1951-RBH, involved allegations against the hospice care provider of discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The Honorable Judge Robert Bryan Harwell of Florence, SC, presided over the trial.


Three attorneys named to Columbia Business Monthly 2015 Legal Elite

Three members of Rogers Lewis have been named to the Columbia Business Monthly 2015 Legal Elite of the Midlands.  Those attorneys appearing in the list were peer nominated as the best across twenty different practice categories. The top nominated attorneys in each category were selected and listed in the the October issue of Columbia Business Monthly.

Drew Walker, John McCants, and Shaun Blake have been recognized in the following practice areas:

Shaun Blake – Civil Litigation & Insurance
John McCants – Construction
Drew Walker – Foreclosure

Rogers Lewis lawyers publish easement article in SC Lawyer

Jessica Crowson and Chris Boguski’s article “Utility Easements in South Carolina: What to Know When Buying Property that May Have Existing Utility Easements” has been published in SC Lawyer magazine, a South Carolina Bar publication. Jessica’s practice is centered on real estate matters, including easement and right-of-way disputes, lease and contract negotiations, telecommunications development, and real estate litigation.  Chris is an associate in the Firm that works closely with Jessica.  An online copy of the article can be found here.

Rogers Lewis Members recognized in 2015 Super Lawyers®

Rogers Lewis is pleased to announce that Shaun Blake and Jenkins Mann have been recognized in South Carolina Super Lawyers® 2015 Magazine. Shaun Blake and Jenkins Mann have again been recognized as “Rising Stars” in the fields of Business Litigation and Business Bankruptcy, respectively.  A digital copy of the magazine can be located here.

Rogers Lewis supports Richland County residents in Sewer Dispute

Rogers Lewis partners Shaun Blake, Jenkins Mann, and Wes Jackson have volunteered to assist the many concerned Richland County residents, who have organized themselves as Hopkins and Lower Richland Citizens United, in their ongoing dispute with Richland County over the Lower Richland Sewer Project.  Rogers Lewis has assisted in formalizing the non-profit organization, and it has brought an action against Richland County, claiming the county has not fully complied with Freedom of Information Act requests.  Some of the articles regarding the issue can be found in the The State, the Free Times, and at

Rogers Lewis announces Stephen Porter as Managing Member

Rogers Lewis is pleased to announce that Stephen Porter has been elected to serve a two-year term as the Firm’s Managing Member.

Katie Schanz joins Rogers Lewis

Rogers Lewis Jackson Mann & Quinn, LLC is pleased to announce that Katie Schanz has joined the firm as an Attorney.  Prior to joining Rogers Lewis, Katie was Legislative Counsel for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and a staff attorney for the South Carolina Senate Public Utilities Review Committee. Katie’s practice with the firm will focus on the representation of utilities, wireless, and telecommunications companies in lease and contract negotiations, real estate transactions and related litigation.  Rogers Lewis is very excited to have Katie join the firm.

John McCants selected for recognition in Best Lawyers in America®

Rogers Lewis Jackson Mann & Quinn, LLC is pleased to announce that John McCants has been selected to be included in the 21th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in the practice areas of Construction Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Bankruptcy Litigation. Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® is based on an exhaustive and peer-review survey comprising more than five million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers in America® has been regarded- by both the profession and the public- as the most credible and definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.

Andrew MacLeod join Rogers Lewis

Rogers Lewis Jackson Mann & Quinn, LLC is pleased to announce that Andrew MacLeod has joined the firm as an Attorney. Prior to joining Rogers Lewis, Andrew practice at Willoughby & Hoefer and the South Carolina Attorney General’s office.  His practice is focused in telecommunications and real estate.  Rogers Lewis is very excited to have Andrew join the firm.

Super Lawyers® recognizes Rogers Lewis Members

Rogers Lewis Jackson Mann & Quinn, LLC is pleased to announce that Shaun Blake, John McCants, and Jenkins Mann have been named in the 2014 publication by Super Lawyers®.  Jenkins, Shaun and John were each selected for his demonstrated excellence in their respective practices of law. This honor is only limited to 2.5 percent of the attorneys in South Carolina. Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers® Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers® is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. In the United States, Super Lawyers Magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.