Practice Areas 2018-02-01T15:43:39+00:00

Practice Areas

Administrative Law

For our clients who are subject to local, state, and/or federal administrative agency licensure and regulations, we advise regarding compliance with applicable administrative regulations, permitting/licensure, and inter-agency review, and we provide representation before administrative agencies, boards, commissions and tribunals. (View Representative Litigation)

Architect Professional Liability

We provide our architect clients diligent counsel and representation with respect to potential lawsuits and legal action for alleged negligence in design, project oversight, and other elements of project construction. (View Representative Litigation)

Aviation Defense

Owners and operators involved in the aviation industry turn to our firm’s lawyers for experienced and practical representation in pre-litigation matters and lawsuits. (View Representative Litigation)

Business Litigation

We litigate all types of business disputes in both state and federal courts, including actions concerning supply contracts, sale agreements, corporate and private entity governance, business dissolution, equipment purchases and real estate transactions. (View Representative Litigation)

Civil Mediation

Our firm’s lawyers regularly engage in mediation to resolve our clients’ disputes and lawsuits efficiently and in advance of trial. Diligent representation of our clients in civil mediation often results in early dispute resolution and significant cost savings. Further, Mike Wilkes serves as a mediator in all types of business matters and tort litigation.

Colleges and Universities

We represent colleges and universities in litigation and advisory matters, and offer counsel in areas including statutory compliance, facilities construction and expansion, and risk management. (View Representative Litigation)

Commercial and General Litigation

Our clients call on us for representation in commercial disputes and general litigation matters in state and federal courts in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. We provide our clients reasoned litigation strategies and advice, and seek where possible to minimize the cost and duration of litigation through alternatives such as arbitration and mediation. (View Representative Litigation)

Construction Litigation

Our vast experience in construction-related actions allows us to provide clients of all types and sizes representation that is knowledgeable, efficient and effective. Our construction clients include architects, engineers, builders, developers, and many other fields engaged in all types of construction projects. (View Representative Litigation)

Contract Matters

Our firm’s lawyers regularly advise clients regarding contract matters, and provide skilled assistance in drafting, negotiating, and interpreting contracts. We also represent clients in informal as well as litigated contract disputes.

Dentist Professional Liability

Dentists regularly rely on our firm to provide reasoned counsel and aggressive defense against various claims including negligence, defamation, malpractice, contract breach, and other alleged torts and malfeasance. (View Representative Litigation)

Education Law

We represent institutions, schools, and school districts in litigation, administrative proceedings, and advisory matters, and offer counsel in areas including statutory compliance, employee contract issues, facilities construction and expansion, and risk management. (View Representative Litigation)

Engineer Professional Liability

We regularly and diligently defend engineers of all disciplines against various claims including design deficiency, negligence, and improper construction administration and observation. (View Representative Litigation)

Insurance Coverage and Litigation

Our firm’s lawyers frequently provide policy coverage opinions to insurance companies insuring a wide array of professionals and entities under various policy types. We also prosecute and defend declaratory judgment actions on behalf of our insurer clients, and litigate insurance coverage matters when suit is filed. (View Representative Litigation)

Lawyer Professional Liability

Our firm defends other lawyers in malpractice and malfeasance actions, providing sound counsel and diligent representation aimed at resolving these disputes efficiently and in our clients’ best interests. (View Representative Litigation)

Pre-Litigation Assistance

We provide many of our clients pre-litigation assistance in the form of counsel, factual assessment and negotiation opportunities. Often, these efforts result in the successful resolution of contested matters before suit is filed. (View Representative Litigation)

Major Automobile Litigation

Our vast litigation experience extends to cases arising from major automobile accidents. Representing our clients in both state and federal courts, we provide aggressive defense and discovery strategies while seeking, where appropriate and practical, alternative dispute resolution opportunities. (View Representative Litigation)

Professional Negligence and Liability

We have extensive experience in defending professionals against malpractice claims in a wide range of fields, including architecture, dentistry, engineering, health care, legal services and surveying. We provide our professional clients comprehensive pre-litigation counseling, aggressive defense of professional negligence litigation, and efforts to minimize costs and losses through early intervention and favorable settlements. (View Representative Litigation)

Real Estate Litigation

We provide experienced representation to various real estate professionals, including agents, developers, owners, site surveyors and appraisers. We diligently defend our clients’ interests against claims including negligence, unfair trade practices, anti-trust violations, personal injury, and defamation. (View Representative Litigation)