(CHARLESTON, May 1, 2006) – The law firm of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that Ellis R. Lesemann has been named to the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s “Forty under 40” list. Mr. Lesemann was honored as one of the 40 local citizens who are making an impact on the community.
Mr. Lesemann is a trial attorney representing domestic and international clients in employment and business litigation as well as property disputes. Among his many community service activities, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Lowcountry Food Bank, has provided pro bono legal representation and counsel to the Spoleto Festival and is a member of the Young Carolinians Steering Committee of the South Carolina Historical Society.
Mr. Lesemann received his J.D. (1998), I.M.B.A. (1998) and B.A. (1994) from the University of South Carolina. While in law school, he was admitted to the Order of Wig and Robe and the Order of Barristers.
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