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Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorney Henry Gallivan Named Best and Brightest

Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorney Henry Gallivan Named Best and Brightest


September 4, 2012

Greenville, S.C. – Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP attorney Henry Gallivan has been named to Greenville Business Magazine's 2012 list of Best & Brightest 35 and Under.   Created to honor Greenville's young leaders for their professional and community contributions, the Best & Brightest program is in its 19th year of recognizing outstanding young professionals. Honorees are selected based on professional achievements, community service and educational backgrounds.

"As Henry's supervisor, I can attest not only to the outstanding quality of his work, but also to his diligence, dependability and ethics," said Frank Williams, the partner in Smith Moore Leatherwood's Greenville office that nominated Gallivan for the recognition. "Beyond his professional work, Henry's service as president of the Barbara Stone Foundation is truly commendable. He has spent enumerable hours fulfilling his commitment to improving the organization, growing the foundation and making it succeed, all to the benefit of the lives of many with special needs."

Gallivan practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and corporate finance. Since joining Smith Moore Leatherwood in 2008, a significant portion of his practice has been devoted to business transactions such as stock and asset acquisitions and sales, mergers, and commercial loans and other financing transactions. In addition, Gallivan advises entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes in a broad range of corporate and business matters, such as drafting and negotiating contracts, entity formation and structuring, corporate governance, and business ownership, control, and management issues.

Locally, Gallivan is the president of The Barbara Stone Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of Greenville County residents with developmental disabilities, autism, and brain and spinal cord injuries.  He also provides pro bono legal assistance to the foundation and recently offered his expertise to help the foundation modernize and enhance its corporate governance policies and procedures. He is currently a board member of the Downtown Symphony Club and a regular volunteer for Meals on Wheels of Greenville. In addition, Gallivan has served as a United Way Loaned Executive, and he is an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

A reception for the Best & Brightest 35 and Under honorees will be held on September 18, 2012 at Greenville Little Theatre. For a full listing of the acknowledged young leaders, visit www.greenvillebusinessmag.com.

For more information, contact:
Liz Lineback (lizl@hughesagency.org)
864.271.0718

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