Of Counsel

E phoefer@sowellgray.com

P (803) 227-1134
F (803) 744-1558
Paul practices in the areas of financial services, creditor’s rights, and commercial real estate. He focuses his representation on lenders, private equity groups, property owners, equipment lease and automobile finance companies, and other financial entities and creditors in a variety of matters involving state and federal law. Paul represents lenders in the financing and restructuring of loans and in defending against lender liability claims. He represents lenders and other creditors in debt collection, claim and delivery, foreclosure, and bankruptcy matters. He has extensive experience pursuing collection of large commercial judgments.

Paul also represents individuals and businesses in other commercial disputes often involving real estate, landlord/tenant, and breach of contract. His experience includes both trial and appellate practice in South Carolina state courts.
  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2008
    – Phi Delta Phi
    – Southeastern Environmental Law Journal
  • University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business, B.S. in Finance and Real Estate, 2005
  • American Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
    – Chairman, Backpack Drive Committee (2009-2014)
  • South Carolina Bankers Association
  • Meritas
    – Chairman, Young Lawyer Advisory Board (2016-present)
    – Young Lawyer Liaison (2012-present)
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
    – Presidents Award (2015-2016)
    – Star of the Quarter (2009-2014)