Georgia CEO: Case Study: Reimagining Our Downtown, How Greenville SC is Building One of the Best in America
In this article, Georgia CEO’s Clark Byron covers the keynote address by Mayor Knox White of Greenville, South Carolina at the 2014 HunterMaclean Critical Issues Forum, held October 8 at Savannah Technical College. Byron discusses the Mayor’s presentation about the successful revitalization efforts in Downtown Greenville and delves into the decades of work by city leaders to build “the Best Downtown in America.”
Attorney Rachel Young Fields has recently been named a partner at HunterMaclean. Fields, who joined the firm in 2007, primarily practices in the areas of business litigation, appellate practice, and intellectual property.
Savannah Morning News: Mayor Knox White of Greenville, SC Keynotes 2014 HunterMaclean Critical Issues Forum
Mayor Knox White of Greenville, SC was the keynote speaker for the 2014 HunterMaclean Critical Issues Forum, “Creating the Best Downtowns in America.” Mayor White’s presentation detailed how, over the last 40 years, Greenville has reinvented itself from a fading textile manufacturing economy to a highly diversified and advanced manufacturing hub brimming with street life, restaurants, retail, and residential communities.
Daniel Crook, a HunterMaclean partner, was recently named a 2014 ‘On the Rise’ attorney by the Fulton County Daily Report. The honor is given to an elite group of Georgia lawyers under 40 who contribute to both the legal community and the communities in which they live.
Daniel Crook has been named a 2014 Rising Star by the Fulton Daily Report, as part of their annual On The Rise recognition of Georgia’s finest young lawyers. The publication recognized 40 attorneys from across the state, all under 40 years old.
At the annual retreat of the Savannah Children’s Choir’s (SCC) board of trustees, the members elected Adam Kirk as president, and Lukejohn Dickson as vice-president. Beth Robinson and Jason Gallegos will continue in their roles as secretary and treasurer, respectively. Adam Kirk, an attorney and partner at HunterMaclean, has been involved on the board for over a year, and replaces Jamey Espina of Hospice Savannah, who has ended his term as president but continues as a board member. Lukejohn Dickson, owner of Savannah Kitchen & Bath, has also served for over a year.
Savannah Morning News: 3 Savannah Attorneys named to state bar’s young lawyers division leadership roles
Rachel Young-Fields has been appointed to serve on the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors. Rachel will serve as director of leadership development.
Junior Achievement and HunterMaclean were recently honored with the gold “Award of Excellence” from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) for a video about Junior Achievement’s Job Shadow Program, in which HunterMaclean attorneys speak to students about their jobs and encourage them to consider careers in law.
Demolition plans are a go for 240 W. Broughton Street after the Zoning Board of Appeals voted to overturn a decision by the Historic District Board of Review denying that request. The petitioner, HunterMaclean partner Harold Yellin representing Ben Carter Enterprises, said the historic board had abused its discretion during the May 14 hearing by designating the property historic. The zoning board’s action means the Metropolitan Planning Commission will now issue a COA, certificate of appropriateness, allowing demolition.