Three Sowell Gray Attorneys Recognized as 2017 “Lawyers of the Year”
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Sowell Gray Attorneys Listed in 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in America, Three Named “Lawyer of the Year”
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Sowell Gray Members Recognized as 2016 Legal Elite
COLUMBIA, SC - Columbia Business Monthly has named three Sowell Gray members to the 2016 Legal Elite of the Midlands.  This recognition honors attorneys....: Read more

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Industries Served


The firm represents broker-dealers and investment firms in customer and member disputes in a variety of forums, including the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  The firm also represents individual brokers and financial consultants facing disciplinary action by FINRA.


The firm has a team of lawyers dedicated to defending employers in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases.  The firm has been recognized as a Tier One law firm in workers’ compensation in Best Law Firms, a US News – Best Lawyers for 2014.  The firm also represents employers facing breach of contract, defamation, and other employment-related claims.


The firm represents individuals and businesses under investigation by regulatory and other authorities, including the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office and the South Carolina Ethics Commission.


Sowell Gray represents accountants, engineers, and other professionals faced with allegations of negligence, malpractice, breach of contract, and a variety of business torts. 


The firm represents companies and insurance carriers in cases involving motor vehicle and trucking accidents resulting in serious injuries.


The firm represents banks and lending institutions in a variety of litigation, including cases involving business torts, breach of contract claims, and complex foreclosure.


Sowell Gray has significant experience representing builders, architects, engineers, developers, and manufacturers involved in litigation regarding a variety of construction projects.

Trust & Estates

The firm represents individuals, entities and families involved in trust and estate litigation in all courts, including probate court.

Government & Public Sector

Sowell Gray has extensive experience representing government entities in complex constitutional and declaratory judgment actions, both at the trial and appellate levels, in state and federal courts.

Health Care

Our health care liability team understands the complex nature of medical malpractice litigation in the health care world, and has an excellent reputation representing hospitals and health care professionals in a wide variety of cases.


Sowell Gray has an extensive insurance defense practice, representing insurance companies in a variety of personal injury, workers’ compensation, and general liability actions.  The firm has been recognized as a Tier One law firm in insurance law in Best Law Firms, a US News – Best Lawyers for 2014.


The firm represents manufacturers in product liability, design defect, and breach of warranty cases.


The firm has extensive experience representing clients in regulated and government utility systems, and advises clients on oil, gas, and utility matters.

Business & Commercial

Business and commercial litigation is a significant area of focus at Sowell Gray.  The firm represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration and alternative dispute forums.  Our lawyers try cases and handle appeals.  The firm has been recognized as a Tier One law firm in commercial litigation in Best Law Firms, a US News – Best Lawyers for 2014.  It has also been rated a top law firm in South Carolina by Chambers USA.

Election & Political

Sowell Gray has extensive experience representing political candidates and government entities in election-related disputes.  The firm has represented state entities at trial and on appeal in voter redistricting litigation.

Lawyers & the Legal Profession

The firm has extensive experience representing law firms and lawyers in cases involving allegations of legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract.  The firm also represents lawyers in disciplinary proceedings before the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.

Litigation is our Business.