Posts Tagged ‘Melissa Cassell’


New reporting requirements for business owners taking effect in 2024: The Corporate Transparency Act and Beneficial Ownership Reports

By Melissa Cassel Attorney at Law Your company may be required to file a Beneficial Ownership Report under the Corporate Transparency Act. There are some exemptions. However, smaller businesses, real estate investment companies or companies without a physical presence in the United States, will most likely not qualify for any exemption. The filing period begins […]


Cassell among York County Regional Chamber honorees

The honors go annually to people under 40 who demonstrate leadership, character and community service. This year’s class included young professionals representing nonprofits, small businesses, government agencies, law firms and more. Morton & Gettys Chief Operating Officer Robin Owens nominated Cassell for the award. In doing so, she noted that in the first quarter of […]


Morton & Gettys attorneys honored in new edition of “Best Lawyers”

ROCK HILL, SC: Six Morton & Gettys attorneys are honored in an impressive variety of practice areas in the just-released 2023 “Best Lawyers in America.” A peer-reviewed guide to the nation’s top attorney, the latest edition of “Best Lawyers in America” includes four Morton & Gettys lawyers. Two additional attorneys are included in the companion […]

20th Anniversary, News

Partner Melissa Cassell chooses Affinity Health Center to receive Morton & Gettys anniversary gift

Affinity Health Center is the 10th and final community organization to receive a $2,000 gift from Morton & Gettys in celebration of the law firm’s 20th anniversary. Each of the last 10 months, attorneys and staff have taken turns making this selection. This month, the decision was made by Melissa Cassell, a partner in the […]


‘Best Lawyers’ names four at Morton & Gettys to 2022 edition for Rock Hill, and two are chosen as Ones to Watch

ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Best Lawyers in America® recognized a total of six Morton & Gettys attorneys in the publication’s 2022 edition. Here are the four on the Best Lawyers list, with the practice areas in which they were recognized: Beverly A. Carroll – Employment Law-Management; Litigation-Labor and Employment John P. Gettys Jr. – […]


‘Best Lawyers in America’ recognizes four at Morton & Gettys in 2021 edition

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Three Morton & Gettys attorneys have again been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®. In the publication’s 2021 edition in Rock Hill, John Gettys and Joshua Vann are being honored in the area of Real Estate Law, while Joe Raad is recognized in Trusts and Estates. Also, Melissa Cassell of […]


Morton & Gettys law firm acquires Metrolina Business Services

ROCK HILL, S.C. – The law firm Morton & Gettys, LLC, has acquired Metrolina Business Services, Inc., a professional registered agent company. Metrolina serves as a registered agent for more than 60 companies doing business in South Carolina. State law requires that companies operating within the state register with the S.C. Secretary of State and […]


SBA guidance On Good Faith Certification of Need under PPP loans

By Melissa Cassell Attorney at Law On April 23, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued additional guidance to its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section, which can be found at When the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stimulus Act (CARES Act) was passed last month, it waived the requirement that a borrower could not get […]


Melissa Cassell promoted to partner

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Attorney Melissa Cassell has been promoted to partner at Morton & Gettys, as of Jan. 1. Also named as partner was Dan Ballou. “Melissa started with our firm as a law clerk while attending USC School of Law,” said John Gettys, a founding partner of the firm. “It was obvious to […]


Daylight Savings Time Means Employers May Have to Pay for an Extra Hour

By MELISSA CASSELL Attorney at Law ROCK HILL, S.C. –  For most people, the end of Daylight Savings Time in the wee hours of Sunday, Nov. 3, means little more than an extra hour’s sleep and making sure all the clocks are set back. But for employers with third-shift employees, it may require putting extra […]