Spencer & Spencer, P.A. Since 1873
Shiryl R. Gantt Ballard
Phone: 803-327-7191 Ext. 231
Fax: 803-327-3868
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W. Mark White

Shiryl joined the firm in 2016 where her practice focuses on local government law, commercial real estate, business transactions, and corporate law.

During her legal career, Shiryl practiced with the firm of Hunton & Williams LLP; at the South Carolina Court of Appeals, where she clerked for the Honorable Jasper M. Cureton; and at the United States District Courts in South Carolina and in the Middle District of North Carolina.

  • Princeton University
    B.A., cum laude, 1982
  • University of South Carolina
    J.D., 1994, cum laude
    Order of Wig & Robe
    Order of the Coif
    South Carolina Law Review
    Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards


  • North Carolina, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1994
  • South Carolina, 1995

Professional Activities

  • South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Women’s Lawyers Association

Civic/Community Activities

  • Board of Directors, Friendship Community Improvement Corporation, 2008-2016
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Community Partnerships, Inc., 1995-1997
  • Board of Directors, Family Promise of York County, 2018 – Present
  • Active Member, Magnolia Baptist Church