Rebecca Laffitte - Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC

Rebecca Laffitte

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 803-231-7831

Becky has a diverse litigation practice with focus on disputes involving alternative dispute resolution; construction; dram shop; healthcare; insurance coverage; premises liability; product liability; and commercial transportation and trucking. She is a Fellow in Litigation Counsel of America; and a member of International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC); American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and Trial Attorneys of America (TAA).

EDUCATION

  • Columbia College, B.A., 1977
  • University of South Carolina, M.A.T., 1978
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1983
    - Order of the Barristers
    - American Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division Moot Court Team
    - Moot Court Bar

 

ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator and Arbitrator
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Trial Attorneys of America
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
  • South Carolina Women Lawyer Association

 

OFFICES

  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Permanent Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference

 

AWARDS

  • Columbia Business Monthly "Legal Elite" (2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2003-2017), Personal Injury Litigation, Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year (2017)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2012-2017), Insurance Law, Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year (2013, 2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2012-2017), Litigation, Construction
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2012-2017),  Product Liability Litigation, Defendants, Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year (2014)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, 2013-2016), Transportation Law
  • South Carolina “Super Lawyer” Personal Injury Defense: Products (2008-2016)
  • Recipient, Trial Lawyer of the Year, SC Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (2010)
  • Recipient, RCBA Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Civility Award (2010)

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT




Office Location

1310 Gadsden Street
P.O. Box 11449
Columbia, SC 29211
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants of the Columbia-SC Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the Columbia-SC Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Columbia-SC Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the Columbia-SC Metro Area
Rebecca Laffitte has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Rebecca Laffitte has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Rebecca Laffitte has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Rebecca Laffitte has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Insurance Law
Litigation - Construction
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Transportation Law

Other Information

Languages:
English