In over 20 years of practice, Chip has handled a wide variety of legal cases, including complex and class action litigation. He has represented several Fortune 500 companies in product liability, premises liability, Transportation/Trucking and class action litigation. Chip’s practice includes construction, first party property and coverage, bad faith defense, automobile liability, bodily injury defense, and business as well as retail and hospitality litigation. An outgrowth of this practice has been Chip’s representation of attorneys and other professionals in malpractice cases. He has considerable experience at the trial and appellate level of the State and Federal Court systems. Chip is a certified mediator for both the State and Federal Courts in South Carolina, which provides a valuable perspective for the resolution of issues for his clients. He is also “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Since 2014, he has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America®
Following law school, Chip clerked for the Honorable Falcon B. Hawkins, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. He is admitted to practice before all State and Federal Courts in South Carolina and is a member of the Virginia Bar.