GREENVILLE, S.C. — Smith Moore Leatherwood's Steve Farrar has been named to the "Top 25" list of 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers®. This Top 25 list represents the South Carolina lawyers who received the highest point totals in the 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers nomination, research, and blue ribbon review process.
Farrar, based in the firm's Greenville office, is recognized for his Business Litigation practice, which focuses on complex cases. He routinely works on cases involving construction defects, professional liability defense, and major products liability issues. Farrar is Senior Director of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) and is a certified civil mediator by the South Carolina Bar Association. He was also on the Subcommittee of the South Carolina Bar Task Force on Courts and Business Courts. Prior to attending law school Mr. Farrar served as a Certified Public Accountant for a multinational accounting firm, granting him unique insights to assist his clients in litigation.
Heavily involved in his community, Farrar has been a member of the Board of Regents for Leadership Greenville and a member of the Board of Directors for Project Host Soup Kitchen. He also volunteered his legal counsel as the Legal Advisor for both the Metropolitan Soccer Association and the St. Giles Soccer Club. In addition, Farrar is the Past President of the South Carolina Special Olympics.
Farrar is a 1982 graduate of the University of Richmond School Of Law. He also received his B.S. from the University of Virginia in 1977.
Eight attorneys at Smith Moore Leatherwood made the 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers list based on their areas of practice.