Six Rosen Hagood Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers, Including One “Lawyer of the Year”

CHARLESTON, SC – Rosen Hagood is proud to announce that six of its attorneys were named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list, including Alice Paylor who was recognized as Charleston’s “Lawyer of the Year” in Bet-the-Company Litigation. Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.

Best Lawyers has published its list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

The individual attorneys named, and the area(s) of practice in which they are recognized, include:

Daniel “Frank” Blanchard, III (
Employment Law – Individuals
Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Andrew D. Gowdown (
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

H. Brewton "Brew" Hagood (
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Alice F. Paylor (
Bet-the-Company Litigation (2019 Charleston “Lawyer of the Year”)
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Labor and Employment

John E. Rosen (
Commercial Litigation

Richard S. Rosen (
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

A description of The Best Lawyers in America selection methodology can be found at

About Rosen Hagood
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