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Lyndey R. Z. Bryant

Associate

I advise business owners and their management teams in complex commercial litigation, including trial and appellate representation as well as arbitration and administrative proceedings.

Lyndey Bryant has represented large and small businesses, officers, and directors in complex civil litigation, arbitration, and administrative proceedings. Through her work, she frequently counsels businesses and individuals regarding enforcement and negotiation of complex employment, non-compete, confidentiality, and trade secret agreements.

In addition, she has represented both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in disputes related to wealth transfer, including estate, trust, real estate, and closely-held business disputes, the exercise of fiduciary duties by trustees, executors, administrators, guardians, and powers of attorney. In these matters, Lyndey has counseled clients regarding issues of enforcement and modification of estate and trust provisions.  Lyndey also represents clients in litigation regarding credit collection practices, including alleged violations of the TCPA, FDCPA and bankruptcy stays.

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • Furman University, B.A., 2009

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina Bar
  • North Carolina Bar

Court Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Community Involvement

Lyndey is an active member of the United Way of the Midlands, serving as a member of the Board of Directors for 2019-2020 and Immediate Past Chair of the Young Leaders Society. Lyndey also serves as Vice President of the Furman University Young Alumni Council. Within Adams and Reese, Lyndey actively volunteers with the HUGS Committee through which she assists the firm in implementing community service activities in Columbia.

She also gives back to the community through pro bono legal services. She is a volunteer with the South Carolina Law Answers Program, operated by the South Carolina Bar, which provides access to free legal advice for citizens who have a household income less than 250% of the federal poverty level and who do not have liquid assets exceeding $5,000 in value. She is also involved with the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center’s Lawyers 4 Vets program, a pro bono legal clinic for veterans.

Lyndey regularly mentors law students and young lawyers in the profession, serving as a mentor for first year law students through the University of South Carolina School of Law 1L Mentoring Program as well as a mentor for third year law students through the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court.

Acknowledgements

  • Bronze Compleat Lawyer Award, University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council, 2012
  • Columbia Business Monthly Magazine Best and Brightest 35 and Under 2016
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division President’s Award 2017 and 2018
  • Columbia Metropolitan Magazine Capital Young Professionals Award 2018
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyer of the Year 2018

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court, Social Committee Chair and Mentor
  • South Carolina Bar Trial and Appellate Advocacy, Council Member
  • South Carolina Bar Diversity Committee
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, Professional Development Committee Co-Chair
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy Graduate 2018
  • South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy Graduate 2018