Charleston, SC – Elizabeth Gibbes, Partner in Parker Poe’s Charleston office, was recently voted to join the Charleston Regional Development Alliance Board of Directors (CRDA) for a three-year term. As a member of the Board of Directors, Elizabeth will have a number of responsibilities that align with the CRDA’s goals, objectives, and long-range economic development strategies. She will also serve as community ambassador for CRDA and its mission, promoting the region to colleagues and acquaintances.
Elizabeth counsels foreign-owned companies including those in the manufacturing, distribution and commercial sales industries on immigration and corporate matters, serving as outside general counsel or assisting with specific legal issues as they arise.
Bobby Byrd, Managing Partner for the firm’s Charleston office stated, “We are proud to have Elizabeth represent the firm on the board of such a dynamic organization in the tri-county Charleston region. Her diverse background and experience will be an asset to the CRDA as it continues to grow and attract businesses to the area.”
The Charleston Regional Development Alliance is a growing network of investors, staff, business, academic and governmental partners committed to strengthening regional employment and building a base of high-value industries to improve the three-county Charleston region’s economy now and into the future.
The Charleston Regional Development Alliance serves as a catalyst for long-term regional prosperity by attracting the world’s best companies, talent, and entrepreneurs. To learn more about the CRDA, visit them at http://www.crda.org.
About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has approximately 200 lawyers in seven offices located in major markets across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters.
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