Included, The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2009 editions. South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2008-2009. Recipient, Francis Marion University, Distinguished Alumni Award, 1996. Lecturer: Construction Law, South Carolina Bar Continuing Legal Education, 1984—; South Carolina Bar Judicial Continuing Legal Education, 1986, 1999. Permanent Presenter, South Carolina Construction Law Update, South Carolina Bar Association, Construction Law Section. National Bond Claims Association. Member, Surety Claims Institute. Member, Clemson University School of Building Sciences Advisory Board, 1993-2007; South Carolina Transportation and Policy Research Council Board of Directors, 1995-2003, President 2002-2003; American Institute of Constructors, National and Carolinas AGC. South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Arbitrator and Mediator. Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association (Construction Industry Panel).