Firm Profile

Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.


One Liberty Square, Suite 1200
55 Beattie Place
Greenville, SC 29601
United States
(864) 271.9580

Firm Details

Founded more than seven decades ago, Gallivan, White and Boyd, P.A. has offices in Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville, South Carolina, as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. GWB frequently represents corporations, businesses, and individual clients in complex business and commercial disputes, arbitration, and litigation.  Several core areas of competency for the firm include:
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Transportation Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate Planning and Commercial Transactions
  • Economic Development and Incentives
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Negligence Litigation
  • Toxic and Mass Torts
  • Workers’ Compensation Defense

Gallivan, White & Boyd continues to be ranked by Chambers USA as a Leading Law Firm for Business.  In its Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers notes that GWB “continues to earn praise for its strong litigation practice” and that it has been “particularly noted for its experience in healthcare and pharmaceutical matters.” 

Gallivan, White & Boyd has also received significant recognition recently by being selected for inclusion in “Best Law Firms” published by U.S. News & World Report.  In 2013, the firm also received the Defense Research Institute’s Law Firm Diversity Award.


T. David Rheney
Managing Shareholder
C. William McGee
Chief Executive Officer

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Insurance Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Mediation with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Railroad Law with 2 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Columbia in Insurance Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Greenville in Insurance Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Greenville in Mediation with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Greenville in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Greenville in Railroad Law with 2 lawyers


  • Chambers USA - Leading Law Firm
  • Best Law Firm by U.S. News and Best Lawyers
  • ABA Journal - The Blawg 100: Torts


  • AIG
  • Brookdale Senior Living
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Biomed, Inc.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Charter Communications
  • CSX Transportation, Inc.
  • DirecTV, Inc.
  • EMC Insurance
  • General Electric
  • Michelin North America, Inc
  • Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • South Carolina Bank & Trust
  • Swift Transportation
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Textron
  • Zurich North America

About Our Clients

Representative clients include: Baxter Healthcare Corporation; Bayer Corporation; Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina; Canal Insurance Company; Carolina Canners, Inc.; City of Greenville; CoLinx, LLC; CSX Transportation, Inc; DirecTV, Inc; Gallagher Bassett; Greenville Airport Commission; Hewitt Coleman & Associates, Inc; Home Depot; Laurel Baye Healthcare; Minnesota Lawyers Mutual; Norfolk Southern Corporation; Nutricia USA, Inc; Orian Rugs, Inc; Oxford Capital Partners, LLC; Palmetto Commercial, LLC; Prime, Inc.; Spartan Foods; Stewart Title Guaranty Company; SunTrust Bank; Swift Transportation; Textron; UBS; Zurich North America.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mediation
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Railroad Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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Office Locations

United States

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North Carolina

North Carolina

Charlotte, NC

One Morrocroft Centre, Suite 200

6805 Morrison Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28211

United States

(704) 552.1712

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South Carolina

South Carolina

Charleston, SC

40 Calhoun Street, Suite 315

Charleston, SC 29401

United States

(843) 735.7600

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Columbia, SC

1201 Main Street, Suite 1200

P.O. Box 7368

Columbia, SC 29202

United States

(803) 779.1833

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Greenville, SC

One Liberty Square, Suite 1200

55 Beattie Place

Greenville, SC 29601

United States

(864) 271.9580

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