Motley Rice LLC has established the Ronald L. Motley Memorial Fund at the University of South Carolina School of Law in honor and memory of its co-founding member Ronald L. Motley, who passed away on Aug. 22, 2013.
Motley Rice has been named as one of the nation’s “Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms” in Law360’s inaugural list. Law360 included 10 other firms and says the plaintiffs firms listed “strike fear” in the hearts of opposing counsel.
Motley Rice has been selected once again for <i>The National Law Journal's</i> Plaintiffs' Hot List, highlighting the firm’s work in securities fraud and human rights cases.
In an opinion issued on Sept. 30, 2013, the First Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s ruling and upheld the legality of two of Providence, R.I.’s city tobacco control ordinances which prohibit coupons and multi-pack discounts on tobacco products.
On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, Motley Rice member Marlon Kimpson was elected to the South Carolina State Senate representing District 42, which includes Charleston and Dorchester counties.
At Charleston City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 24, Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr., read a proclamation that officially declared September 26 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day in the City of Charleston, S.C. Mayor Riley also dedicated the proclamation to Motley Rice co-founder Ron Motley, a pioneer in asbestos litigation, who passed away on Aug. 22, 2013.