Rosen Hagood Attorney to Receive 2015 Platinum Compleat Lawyer Award
Rosen Hagood shareholder Alice Paylor has been selected to receive the Platinum Compleat Lawyer Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
The award is given annually by the law school’s Alumni Council to alumni who have demonstrated the highest level of professional competence, ethics, and integrity throughout their professional career. Paylor and other recipients will receive the award at the Annual Alumni Dinner on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Capstone Conference Center.
The selection committee included the Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, the Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals, the President of the South Carolina Bar, the Co-Chair of the Law School Alumni Council, and the Dean of the Law School.
“Alice is very deserving of the Compleat Lawyer Award,” said Richard Rosen, managing shareholder. “The firm is very proud of her and pleased that she is being recognized for her civic and professional accomplishments.”
Paylor focuses her law practice in the areas of complex business and commercial litigation, employment litigation, and school and education law. She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1977 and joined Rosen Hagood in 1982.
Paylor has a long history of service within the South Carolina Bar and other legal organizations, serving as President of the Bar in 2013-2014. Paylor has also served on the Bar’s Board of Governors since 2005, including the positions of secretary and treasurer. In the past she has served on the Conventions Committee and Judicial Qualifications Committee, as the secretary and treasurer of the Young Lawyers Division, and as a member and chair of the House of Delegates.
In 2014, Paylor was appointed to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession and was elected to the Executive Council of the National Conference of Bar Presidents. Paylor is also a permanent member of the 4th Circuit Judicial Conference. She holds an AV-Rating by Martindale-Hubbell ® and has been recognized consistently by both Super Lawyers® and Best Lawyers®.