October 28, 2019
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Costa Pleicones was awarded the Charles H. Gray ’72 Distinguished Service Award by Wofford College.
Costa was presented the award for his dedicated service and commitment to the college. He is a graduate of Wofford and received an honorary doctor of laws from the college in 2002. Costa began serving on the Board of Trustees in 2013 and currently serves as secretary of the board.
A former Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, Costa advises clients on complex litigation and appellate matters. His experiences as a successful practitioner, trial judge and appellate jurist allow him to provide skillful and effective dispute resolution services. His mediation practice focuses on business disputes, contracts, medical malpractice, nursing home disputes, personal injury and prisoner litigation matters.
Costa is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is a Certified Federal Court Mediator and a Certified Circuit Court Mediator and Arbitrator.