Samuel W. "Sam" Outten

Samuel W. "Sam" Outten


Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Recognized since 2007

Greenville, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
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Sam Outten represents clients facing professional, commercial, and product liability claims. His clients include law firms, medical facilities, and other professional service providers, as well as manufacturers and financial institutions. Mr. Outten regularly represents clients in state and federal courts throughout South Carolina, as well as in other states. He has tried more than 70 cases to a jury verdict on behalf of regional and national clients.

Location

  • Greenville One, Suite 400
    Two West Washington Street
    Greenville, SC 29601

Education

  • Davidson College, BA, graduated 1982

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, South Carolina

Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (1999-present) - Past President
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar (1995-present) -
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association -

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
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216 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

70 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants, Greenville (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Commercial Disputes
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice

Awards:

  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business -- Litigation: General Commercial
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers (2008-2017)
  • Top 25 Super Lawyers list
  • The Legal 500 United States: Product liability and mass tort defense: pharmaceuticals and medical devices (2014)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® – Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2007-2018)
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Benchmark Litigation "Local Litigation Star" - General Commercial, Product Liability (2018)

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