GREENVILLE, S.C. –– Greenville law firm Sumner & Todd, Attorneys at Law has been named a “Best Law Firm 2022, Tier 1” for DUI Defense by U.S. News & World Report.  Only six law firms in South Carolina received this recognition.  

Tier 1 status is reserved for the highest scoring firms during the annual review process.  Best Lawyers also named the firm’s namesake partner Steve Sumner “2022 Lawyer of the Year” for DUI Defense in the Upstate. Likewise, the firm’s other partner, Scott Todd, was recently honored as “Best & Brightest Under 35” by Greenville Business Magazine

Sumner opened his practice as a criminal defense attorney in 1997 with a special focus on defending clients accused of DUI, Felony DUI, all driving offenses and drug cases. Todd joined the firm in 2021 and was named partner in 2022.  

Sumner & Todd currently represents clients in over 25 courts in Upstate South Carolina. These courts include Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, Pickens and Laurens counties; as well as the city/municipal courts of Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, Simpsonville, Mauldin, Greer, Fountain Inn, Easley, Clemson, Central, and Laurens. To learn more, visit