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Gary T. Pope Jr. and C.D. Rhodes Selected by South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2023 “Rising Stars” List in Government Law

CRBR Biz Wire //August 14, 2023//

Gary T. Pope Jr. and C.D. Rhodes Selected by South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2023 “Rising Stars” List in Government Law

CRBR Biz Wire //August 14, 2023//

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Gary T. Pope Jr., Public Finance Attorney, Pope Flynn

Columbia, South Carolina – August 11, 2023 Gary T. Pope Jr. and C.D. Rhodes, attorneys concentrating in public finance and government law with Pope Flynn, have been named to the “Rising Stars” list in Government Law for the 2023 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®. “Rising Stars” listings are reserved for those attorneys under age 40 or who have been in practice for ten years or less. Super Lawyers receives nominations that are evaluated by independent third-party research across 12 key categories, including experience, transactions, honors and awards, pro bono and community service, and bar and professional activity, among others. A Blue Ribbon Panel of peer attorneys listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers® then further evaluates the nominees, and selects 2.5% of attorneys for the “Rising Stars” list. Pope has been included in the “Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers since 2018 and Rhodes since 2021.

Pope has built a practice in the field of public finance, serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, and issuer’s counsel for public entities issuing municipal bonds. He regularly advises counties, cities, and special purpose districts, as well as state agencies and universities in connection with their debt offerings and public-private partnerships. Pope, a 2022 graduate of the South Carolina Economic Development Institute and 2014 graduate of Leadership Columbia, is immediate past president of South Carolina’s John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court, the first such Inn of Court in South Carolina; he has served on the Inn of Court’s executive committee since 2014.

C.D. Rhodes, Public Finance Attorney, Pope Flynn

Rhodes has built a practice in public finance and governmental law, serving as bond counsel and providing advice and counsel to counties, municipalities, and special purpose districts with significant experience in economic development and utility matters. Rhodes serves on the Advisory Council of the Historic Columbia Foundation, for which he served as chair in 2020, and is a 2017 graduate of Leadership Columbia and 2014 graduate of The South Carolina Economic Development Institute.

Pope received both his JD from the University of South Carolina School of Law and his International MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina in 2009; he received his BA in political science from The University of the South. Rhodes received his JD from the University of South Carolina School of Law, and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of South Carolina, as well as a BA in Historic Preservation and Community Planning from the College of Charleston.

“We are pleased that Gary and CD’s experience and integrity have been recognized by their peers through Super Lawyers,” said Joe Lucas, managing member of Pope Flynn. “Our clients have relied on Pope Flynn’s experience and insight for many years and Gary and CD are carrying on that legacy.”

Pope Flynn, founded in 2008 and concentrating in public finance and government law, has grown from three attorneys in Columbia SC to ten attorneys, with additional offices in Charleston, Spartanburg, and Charlotte, NC.

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With offices in Columbia, SC, Charlotte, NC, Charleston, SC, and Spartanburg, SC, Pope Flynn focuses in public finance and governmental counsel and represents cities and towns, counties, special purpose districts, school districts, state institutions, hospitals, colleges and universities, and other public entities, as well as private entities, including banks, underwriters, and nonprofit institutions. For more information on Pope Flynn, visit http://www.popeflynn.com or call Joe Lucas at 803-354-4916.

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