Troy A. Tessier - Wyche, P.A.

Troy A. Tessier

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 864-242-8219

Troy is a determined and creative litigator with experience in many different areas, including the conduct of well over 50 trials to verdict in state and federal courts.  He has a diverse litigation practice, involving complex securities, copyright infringement and first amendment cases, as well as personal injury, products liability and construction disputes.  Troy also handles white collar criminal defense and internal corporate investigations.  As a graduate of Harvard Law School, a former Marine, and a former federal prosecutor, Troy has a unique background and enjoys working with clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, to help solve complex legal problems.

St. Lawrence UniversityBA 1990Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1993
South Carolina Association for JusticeAmerican Bar AssociationNational Institute for White Collar CrimeLeadership Greenville, Class 29

Case History

Representative matters include
  • Handling copyright infringement claims for the copyright owner, including a multi-million dollar settlement prior to trial and several other major settlements after litigation commenced
  • Obtaining an extremely favorable settlement of a claim against an insurance carrier for a major corporate client after several days of trial
  • An active products liability defense practice, including a case in which he secured the disqualification of an expert witness and, as a result, summary judgment in favor of the defendant
  • Securing several substantial personal injury awards on behalf of plaintiffs, including a nearly $1 million settlement in a products liability case
  • Obtained substantial jury verdict in federal court in favor of executive discharged in breach of his employment agreement
  • Handling securities litigation claims on behalf of plaintiff or defendant
  • Second chair in the defense of a death penalty case resulting in consecutive life sentences for the defendant

Office Location

44 East Camperdown Way
P.O. Box 728
Greenville, SC 29602-0728
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Copyright Law of the Greenville Metro Area
Troy A. Tessier has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation, Construction, Defendants, Defrauded Investors, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Plaintiffs, Product Liability, Tort)
Copyright Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants