Attorney Malcolm Crosland selected as 2019 South Carolina Leadership in Law Honoree
Steinberg Law Firm is pleased to announce our attorney Malcolm Crosland has been honored with the distinction of being selected as one of the 2019 South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law honorees. Malcolm feels a deep sense of honor to be recognized for his contributions to South Carolina’s legal community.
The Leadership in Law Awards honor select South Carolina legal professionals who have achieved great success in their practice. Additionally, they are also positively impacting their profession and their community. To become an honoree, an attorney must first be nominated by his or her peers. A panel of leaders narrows down the list of nominees to those who will be honored based on their professional and personal accomplishment and community involvement.
The South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law hosts an awards event each year to celebrate the honorees. The event will be hosted on Friday, March 15th, at the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston starting at 6:00 pm. The event will recognize the accomplishments of each of these 30 honorees throughout the evening, who come from many different practice areas and legal disciplines from firms across the state.
Malcolm Crosland grew up in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, a few blocks from Charleston’s harbor. Born to a family of attorneys, he graduated from the University of South Carolina for both his undergraduate degrees as well as the University’s School of Law. In 1986 and immediately joined the Steinberg Law Firm. The firm has been headquartered in Charleston for nearly 95 years and has established offices in Goose Creek and Summerville. Attorneys at the firm combine more than 170 years of experience in representing injured people.
Malcolm was drawn to the firm’s reputation for representing working people and protecting injured people and their families. He represents clients in both state and federal courts, the S.C Worker’s Compensation Commission and the U.S Department of Labor.
In addition to litigating for people injured by the negligence of others, Crosland represents working men and women before the SC Workers Compensation Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor. Malcolm is responsible for numerous published appellate decisions in both State and Federal courts. He has also served on a number of charitable boards and law-related committees, including the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina, Lowcountry Aids Servers and most recently, The Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic.
Recognized year after year by Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers, Malcolm holds an A/V (the highest level) rating with Martindale-Hubbell for his professional and ethical standards. He’s a past president of Injured Workers Advocates, the only statewide organization for attorneys dedicated to the protection of the rights of injured workers. He’s been recognized in Best Lawyers every year since 2009. He has served on the Board of Directors and executive committee for Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG), a national organization whose mission is to protect the rights of working people in the United States. Malcolm has a strong work ethic and passion for ensuring that the justice system works for the hard-working men and women of the state.