ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Daniel J. Ballou, a veteran litigator with more than 20 years’ experience in South Carolina courts, has joined Morton & Gettys as senior counsel.
Ballou has practiced in Rock Hill since 1993. He’ll focus his practice at Morton & Gettys on trial and appellate work, including real estate, construction and commercial litigation, as well as administrative and regulatory law. Additionally, he’ll help companies doing business in York, Chester and Lancaster Counties navigate the requirements or local government to get the approvals they need to do business in the community.
“We are very pleased that an attorney of Dan’s caliber has joined our firm,” managing partner John P. Gettys Jr. said. “Our clients will benefit from his wealth of legal knowledge. His strengths in commercial, business and real estate matters in particular add depth to what were already strong practice areas for us.”
Ballou is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of South Carolina School of Law. He’s a leader in the legal community, current serving on the South Carolina Bar House of Delegates, the Board of Law Examiners and he is a past president of the York County Bar.
He’s a leader in the local community as well, holding positions on a number of local boards and organizations. He’s served as vice chair of the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce Government Relations Task Force for a decade, and is also on the United Way of York County Board of Directors.
About Morton & Gettys
Established in 2001 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Morton & Gettys, LLC, is a growing firm of 12 attorneys providing legal counsel in areas of business and corporate law, commercial and residential real estate, estate planning and probate law, family law, criminal defense and more. Representing corporations, businesses of all sizes and individuals with a wide range of interests and needs, the firm is dedicated to its clients and the communities it serves. For more information, please visit mortongettys.com.