Hamilton Osborne is a business and commercial litigator.
Mr. Osborne represents plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of business and commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on representing banks and other financial institutions.
In addition to having extensive experience with claims arising from lending transactions, Mr. Osborne has prosecuted and defended lawsuits involving contract disputes, covenants not to compete, claims of unfair competition or unfair trade practices, and other business torts.
He has also prosecuted and defended claims arising from the management of investment accounts.
A.B. degree in History, magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1965. LL.B. Yale Law School, 1968. Member of Board of Editors, Yale Law Journal. Legal Officer, U.S. Coast Guard, 1968-71. Admitted to practice in NY (1969), GA (1972), SC (1975). Also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Current practice is concentrated in business and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels with emphasis on representing banks and other financial institutions. Practice experience also includes representing developers and lenders in commercial real estate transactions and representing banks and borrowers in commercial financing transactions. Litigation experience includes cases involving claims of breach of contract, breach of covenants not to compete, fraud, professional malpractice, unfair competition, and unfair trade practices.