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Smith Moore Leatherwood Welcomes Two Attorneys In Greenville

Smith Moore Leatherwood Welcomes Two Attorneys In Greenville

September 8, 2016

Greenville, S.C. – Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce the addition of Megan Early and Kate Laffitte to the firm’s Greenville office.

Early will practice in the firm’s transportation industry group, focusing on representing commercial motor vehicle companies and motor carriers. She’ll provide regional and nationwide guidance on commercial litigation matters, including cargo/freight claims, collections/contract disputes, FMCSA and state regulatory compliance and permitting matters, and insurance coverage cases.

Early received her law degree, cum laude, from the Southern University Law Center. She earned her undergraduate degree from Wofford College.

Laffitte is joining the firm’s real estate team and will primarily focus on commercial real estate transactions, representing lenders, property owners, and developers in the acquisition, disposition, financing and refinancing of commercial properties.  Separate from real estate, Laffitte also works with clients on issues surrounding creditors' rights and bankruptcy.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wofford College and her law degree from the Charleston School of Law. Laffitte clerked for the Honorable J.C. Nicholson Jr., South Carolina Circuit Court Judge, in Charleston, and for the Honorable Helen E. Burris, United States Bankruptcy Court Judge, in Spartanburg, South Carolina prior to joining the firm.

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