For the second consecutive year, Greenville DUI and Criminal Defense attorney Scott Todd has been named to the Super Lawyers® South Carolina ‘Rising Stars’ list. A partner at Sumner & Todd Attorneys at Law, Todd was the only Upstate attorney chosen as a Rising Star for DUI Defense.

Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Part of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse collection of exceptional attorneys.

A native of Laurens, S.C., Todd is a 2012 graduate of Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C. and received a J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2015. He joined Sumner Law Firm in 2021 and was named partner in 2022, prompting the change of the firm name to Sumner & Todd.

Sumner & Todd is one of just four Tier 1 “Best Law Firms” in South Carolina for DUI Defense (Best Lawyers).  The firm 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.