Firm Profile

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.


1201 Main Street, 22nd Floor
P.O. Box 11889
Columbia, SC 29211-1889
United States
(803) 779.3080

Firm Details

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. brings innovative, effective, and practical solutions to the complex problems clients face in today’s interwoven and evolving arenas of law, commerce, technology, insurance, education, healthcare, government, and public relations.

Excellent, efficient legal service requires an in-depth knowledge of our clients’ businesses and the challenges they face in today’s increasingly competitive marketplace. With attorneys experienced in a full range of practice areas, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorneys work as a member of our clients’ team, providing advice and counsel for a broad range of matters, including general operations, regulatory compliance, corporate organization and governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities, taxation, employment, and litigation.

Admissions include state and federal courts in South Carolina, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, including the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Backed by more than a century of commitment to the businesses it serves, the Firm provides clients with the highest level of advice, counsel, and representation covering a diverse array of matters in regional, national, and international settings.

Distinguished in the legal community, Firm attorneys have held leadership positions within state and national organizations such as past presidents of the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Bar Foundation, and the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association; including serving as board members of the American College of Bond Counsel and past president of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL).

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. has more than 110 attorneys and offices located in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.



Joseph D. (Joe) Clark
Management Committee Member
James H. (Jeddie) Suddeth III
Management Committee Member

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Corporate Law with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Economic Development Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Public Finance Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Tax Law with 8 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Greenville with 26 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbia in Corporate Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbia in Tax Law with 4 lawyers

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Economic Development Law
  • Education Law
  • Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utilities Law

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Office Locations

United States

United States

South Carolina

South Carolina

Charleston, SC

134 Meeting Street, Third Floor

P.O. Box 340

Charleston, SC 29402-0340

United States

(843) 722.3366

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Columbia, SC

1201 Main Street, 22nd Floor

P.O. Box 11889

Columbia, SC 29211-1889

United States

(803) 779.3080

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Florence, SC

135 South Dargan Street, Suite 300

P.O. Box 6617

Florence, SC 29502-6617

United States

(843) 669.6002

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Greenville, SC

One North Main, Second Floor

P.O. Box 2048

Greenville, SC 29602-2048

United States

(864) 240.3200

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Myrtle Beach, SC

2411 North Oak Street, Suite 305

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

United States

(843) 626.5700

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