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Chris focuses his practice on commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and real estate and title insurance. Chris grew up in Columbia and has practiced in Columbia since his graduation from law school. During law school, Chris served as the Student Works Editor for the Federal Courts Law Review and was a summer law clerk for the Honorable Bristow Marchant, US Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court.

Outside of the office, Chris serves as an editor for the Richland County Bar Newsletter. Chris also enjoys spending his time on Lake Murray with his wife and their dog Rex.
  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Charleston School of Law (2012)
  • Clemson University (2009)
  • The Honorable Bristow Marchant, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, Charleston
  • South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Young Lawyers Division
  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch List
    • Commercial Litigation (2021-2022)
  • Dean’s List, Fall 2011, Spring 2012
  • Federal Courts Law Review, Student Works Editor 2011-2012
  • Utility Easements in South Carolina: What to Know When Buying Property that May Have Existing Utility Easements, SC Lawyer (July 6, 2015)
  • Liberty and Worker’s Compensation for All? A Discussion of Workers’ Compensation Benefits Paid to an Undocumented Immigrant, 4 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 285 (2011)
  • Mentor, Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough Center on Professionalism’s 3L Mentoring Program
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce