Construction Litigation Attorney - Columbia, SC

Parker Poe, 1221 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America Req #269
Monday, May 23, 2022
Become part of the Parker Poe team that – for more than a century – has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments. We are a tight-knit firm that values the person beyond the lawyer or professional. Because of this, in addition to structured integration efforts, you will find that mentorship, professional development, and internal referrals happen organically. If you want to join a collaborative team providing sophisticated legal services – without losing sight of our calling to give back to our communities – this is the place to be.

About the Role:

Parker Poe is seeking a bright, motivated and experienced attorney to join our litigation practice in Columbia, SC.  Preferred applicants will possess 4 to 12 years of experience, including litigation experience in one or more of the following subject matter areas: construction, government contracts, False Claims Act, complex commercial or business litigation, and class action defense.  Prior experience in trials and arbitration  – including pre-trial preparation, depositions, voluminous and complex document and ESI discovery, and arguing substantive motions is critical.  Each candidate must possess a good academic record, exceptional communication skills, research and writing skills, and must be ready and willing to handle matters both independently and as part of a larger litigation team.

About the Practice:

​We serve a diverse group of clients representing all participants in the construction field, including owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, architects, engineers, construction managers and surety/fidelity companies.

We provide consultation and assistance in the negotiation, preparation and review of construction contracts, contracts for architectural or engineering services, and contracts for material supplied on credit. Many common problems can be avoided at the contract negotiation stage with careful attention to the details of the agreement, clarification of the parties' responsibilities and identification of potential or recurring trouble spots.

We also coordinate the legal aspects of commercial and industrial development projects throughout the Southeast and internationally. Our services include preparing plant supply contracts and related documentation, such as project finance agreements, labor and supply contracts, construction and design contracts, and finished product, barter and countertrade arrangements.

About Parker Poe:

For more than a century, Parker Poe has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments in transactions, regulatory issues, and complex litigation. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in the education, energy, financial services, government, health care, life sciences, manufacturing, real estate, sports and entertainment, and technology industries. Parker Poe has more than 275 attorneys serving clients from eight offices in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Spartanburg, South Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; and Washington, D.C.

Lawyers in each of our offices are rated among the highest quality attorneys across their respective states, recognized for effective and efficient service. The Best Lawyers in America lists nearly 100 of our attorneys in its rankings, and we are also well-recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Chambers USA, and other ratings publications.


It is Parker Poe’s policy that all resumes and other information regarding candidates must be directed to the Recruiting Contact and a current executed fee agreement must be in place. There are no exceptions to this policy and a placement fee will not be paid or special priority assigned to any resume sent to Parker Poe in any other manner.

Parker Poe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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