Thomas H. Coker , Jr. - Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A.

Thomas H. Coker , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Tom Coker provides solutions to contractors and owners to help build successful projects.

In over 30 years of practice, he has worked in every aspect of construction law.

He is also included in South Carolina Super Lawyers for Construction Litigation and named to Greenville Business Magazine's Legal Elite of the Upstate for Construction Law.

Mr. Coker represents owners, contractors, construction managers, and design professionals in procurement and contract matters and in litigation.

Whether helping find innovative development options or trying cases between owners and contractors, Mr. Coker advises his clients efficiently and economically to further their objectives.

He has litigated or arbitrated more than 100 construction cases throughout the Southeast— including virtually every type of claim, including delay claims and changes in scope and indemnity.


  • He helped Greenville County develop a fast-track, cost-efficient contracting system for county road construction, maintenance and repairs.
  • He has represented regional and national builders in negotiating construction contracts, including contracts for automotive facilities in Alabama, Indiana and overseas.


  • Mr. Coker represented a design-build firm in a contract dispute involving the construction of a nuclear power facility.
  • He represents a contractor in a claim against a private power producer involved in a power-generating facility.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • Wofford CollegeAB 1973University of South CarolinaJ.D. 1976
    Greenville Literacy AssociationAmerican Bar Association

    Office Location

    One North Main, Second Floor
    P.O. Box 2048
    Greenville, SC 29602-2048
    United States

    Lawyer of the Year Awards

    2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Greenville Metro Area
    Thomas H. Coker, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

    Practice Areas

    Litigation - Construction