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Emily Sharpe Hanis

Business Attorney at Anderson, SC

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  • Licensed for 9 years
    State SC
    Acquired 2015
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Emily Sharpe Hanis is an attorney with the firm of Glenn, Haigler, Stathakis & Hanis, LLP in Anderson, South Carolina.  Though she maintains a general litigation practice to serve all of her clients’ needs, Ms. Hanis focuses her practice on business litigation matters, domestic relations, and criminal defense.   

Ms. Hanis regularly counsels clients on a broad range of general business law matters, including contractual issues and entity formation.  She has assisted clients with everything from criminal investigations and pre-trial litigation to child support and custody disputes, and welcomes any legal challenge that comes her way. 

Ms. Hanis received a Bachelor of Science from Clemson University and her law degree from the Charleston School of Law.  Prior to joining the firm of Glenn, Haigler, Stathakis & Hanis, Ms. Hanis clerked for the Honorable G. Ross Anderson, Jr., Senior United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina.  Outside of her law practice, she is active in her church and enjoys running, reading, and playing golf, and is also currently studying to receive a Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis from the Citadel Graduate College. 

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Admitted to the South Carolina Bar

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the District of South Carolina

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • Member of the Anderson County Bar Association

  • Former Member of the Charleston County Bar Association

  • Member of Phi Alpha Delta Professional Law Fraternity

  • Member of the Networking Professionals of Anderson

Of Note:

  • Received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Drafting Commercial Documents and the Seminar on Literature and the Law

  • Recognized by the Charleston School of Law for having performed over 100 hours of pro bono service during her law school career

  • Served as a Volunteer Guardian ad Litem in Charleston County to represent the interests of abused and neglected children

  • Has performed extensive volunteer work with Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services, Lowcountry AIDS Services, the American Cancer Society, and the Carolina Youth Development Center



Glenn, Haigler, Stathakis & Hanis, LLP is a full service law firm specializing in domestic relations, personal injury, crimi...nal representation, workers’ compensation, social security disability, real estate law, and business litigation and corporate law matters.

With over 100 years of combined experience, the seasoned trial attorneys at GHSH will provide you with the dedicated, competent representation that you deserve. We approach each legal issue in an individualized, sensitive manner, and consistently strive to provide quality services by zealously advocating for each client's cause.

If you are in need of legal advice or representation, we would be happy to meet with you to discuss your case. As always, we sincerely thank the people of the Upstate for the continued patronage and support of our firm. 

A Firm You Can Trust. 


Glenn, Haigler, Stathakis & Hanis, LLP
121 W Benson St
Anderson, SC, 29624-1501

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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Glenn, Haigler, Stathakis & Hanis, LLP
  • 2015 - Present
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • United States District Court For The District Of South Carolina
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Law Clerk/Intern
  • Qualey Law Firm
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Law Clerk/Intern
  • Boles Law Firm
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Volunteer Guardian ad Litem
  • South Carolina Volunteer Guardian ad Litem Program
  • 2012 - 2015
  • Legal Clinic Volunteer
  • Lowcountry AIDS Services
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Volunteer
  • Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services
  • 2011 - 2012
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  • Charleston School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • Clemson University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2010


  • Anderson County Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division
  • Attorney Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2015 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2015 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2015 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association chapter
  • Attorney Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • Student Member
  • 2010 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award for Seminar on Literature and the Law
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
  • 2014
  • Recognition for performance of +100 hours pro bono work
  • Charleston School of Law
  • 2014
  • CALI Award for Drafting Commercial Documents
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards
  • 2012

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