Charleston-based Attorney Named “Lawyer of the Year” by an Esteemed National Organization

Clay Grayson- Managing Member at Grayson Law Firm

The Best Lawyers in America® has selected attorney Clay M. Grayson, founder of Grayson Law Firm, as the “Lawyer of the Year” in Charleston, SC in the practice area of Business Organizations for 2024. Mr. Grayson received the most votes from among his peers in this practice area to earn this distinction.

He was also selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships) and Nonprofit / Charities Law. This year will mark the seventh year that Mr. Grayson has been recognized in these practice areas by Best Lawyers®.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers recognitions are compiled based on an exhaustive Purely Peer Review® evaluation. More than 123,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and the organization has received more than 20 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

For the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 13.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 76,000 leading lawyers included in the milestone 30th edition.

"The Lawyer of the Year" recognition is awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction. Lawyers are not required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

“My team and I have spent many years striving to be an external office of general counsel for nonprofit organizations, foundations, and other businesses.," said Grayson. “It is an honor to be recognized this way, and I owe much thanks to my teammates and colleagues in the greater Charleston community.” Grayson Law Firm was founded in 2019 and currently represents nonprofit organizations throughout the United States, with a core focus on foundations that support universities and colleges.

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