Lawrence Flynn, Public Finance Attorney at Pope Flynn, Named Best Lawyers® 2022 Utilities Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbia
Lawrence Flynn, a public finance and governmental law attorney and member of the management team with Pope Flynn, has received "Lawyer of the Year" in Utilities Law for Columbia from The Best Lawyers in America® 2022. Three attorneys with Pope Flynn, a law firm concentrating in public finance and government law in South and North Carolina, have received "Lawyer of the Year" in different categories over the years: Joe Lucas, for public finance in Charlotte for 2020 and 2015, Bill Musser, for public finance in Columbia for 2015 and for mergers and acquisition law in Columbia for 2022, and Lawrence Flynn, for public finance in Columbia for 2021 and now utilities law in Columbia.
The designation is given to only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community, and is "awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region." Best Lawyers methodology is based on peer review. Flynn is also the recipient of a 2018 Leadership in Law Award from SC Lawyers Weekly in which honorees are selected by a panel of judges, based on professional accomplishment, personal accomplishment, and community involvement within the Palmetto State.
Flynn is Vice-President and board member of SC Thrive, a non-profit that helps individuals and families in crisis and helps bring them to independence and stability through training and providing access to a number of state and private programs. He is also a member of the Duke University Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee and a council member of the Government Law section of the South Carolina Bar.
Pope Flynn is headquartered in Columbia, with additional offices in Charleston, Spartanburg, and Charlotte.