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Administrative, Insurance & Regulatory Law

Alcohol licensing, aviation law, labor licensing, procurement, and utility regulation are just a handful of our areas of expertise. We represent clients before federal, state, and local agencies, regulatory boards, and commissions.

Admiralty & Maritime

Maritime law comes into play in matters involving: ships, barges, tugs, towing, salvage, or transport; ports, docks, wharfs, marinas, or gangways; maritime contracts; collisions, allisions, sinkings; diving commercial or recreational; and personal watercraft and jet skis.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Seasoned mediators and arbitrators with a wealth of experience in: personal injury litigation, commercial transactions, special litigation, complex real estate transactions, and workers compensation.

Banking & Business Litigation

The Banking and Business Litigation Practice Group at Clement Rivers, LLP focuses on providing banks and other lending institutions with timely and cost effective dispute resolution.

Business Law

Questions about starting a business in Charleston? The attorneys at Clement Rivers, LLP live and work in the Charleston area, and the business law group is dedicated to helping small, midsized and large businesses achieve success.

Captive Formations

Assists clients in all aspects of the formation, licensing and governance of South Carolina captive insurers, including: redomestication from offshore jurisdictions, insurance department approvals, insurance securitizations, and more.

Commercial Litigation & Appeals

Represents corporations, businesses, and individuals providing experienced advice and advocacy on appeals in both state and federal courts for the firm's own clients and many clients referred by other attorneys.

Community Association Law

The group's attorneys have a thorough understanding of the Non-Profit Association Act and the Horizontal Property Act governing condominium developments. They assist clients in keeping current on all HOA laws and regulations.

Construction Law

The team has the skills and resources to address all issues associated with the construction industry in South Carolina, with a commitment to seeking early and cost efficient resolution of construction claims.

Educational Institution Liability

The attorneys in Clement Rivers, LLP's Educational Institution Liability Practice Group represent public school districts and private schools throughout South Carolina. The regularly defend a variety of matters.

Employment & Labor

The multifaceted team counsels clients in the complex issues of the employment process from hiring to termination. By encouraging and facilitating preventative practices, the group assists clients in creating and maintaining effective employment policies and employee handbooks.

Family and Domestic Law

Clement Rivers, LLP is pleased to announce the formation of the Family and Domestic Law Practice Group. This new group will include attorneys Robert Gruber, James D. (Tripp) Gandy, III, and Paul W. Garfinkel.

Health Care

Clement Rivers, LLP represents the largest public and private health care providers in Charleston County. The group has extensive knowledge of all local, state, and federal health care laws, in addition to practical experience with health care compliance and dispute resolution.

Insurance Coverage

The team provides comprehensive representation to casualty, liability, property, business interruption, pollution, and health insurance companies, policyholders, and individuals in first-and third-party insurance claims.

Primary Casualty

The Primary Casualty Practice Group at Clement Rivers, LLP handles everything from auto accidents to premises liability claims. With the groups's attorneys experienced in a variety of areas, the team is able to work together to provide the most efficient yet comprehensive service to it's clients.

Products Liability

Composed of experienced trial lawyers with extensive skill representing clients in products liability litigation including complex cases, mass torts, and class actions representing: product manufacturers, designers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, and assemblers.

Professional Liability

The Professional Liability Practice Group at Clement Rivers, LLP defends professionals accused in many areas including: negligence, malpractice, miscellaneous errors and omissions exposures, and board actions.

Retail & Hospitality Law

The group defends and advises a wide range of consumer-oriented clients including retailers, hotels, restaurants, and shopping malls. The group aggressively defends claims involving slip and fall, inadequate security, false arrest, trespass, nuisance, sexual assault, and more.

Tax, Estate Planning & Probate

The group's attorneys are highly experienced in providing individuals and businesses with an extensive range of advice and legal services on complex issues. They are with a CPA and certified tax specialist of have a Master of Laws in Taxation.

Trucking & Transportation

For cases routine and catastrophic, Clement Rivers, LLP's Trucking and Transportation Practice Group enjoys national recognition for it's track record of favorable outcomes in defense of its transportation industry clients in personal injury, property and cargo claims.

Workers' Compensation Law

The Workers' Compensation Practice Group serves employers, self-insured employers, and insurance carriers throughout the state of South Carolina. The group's lawyers and extensive support staff collaborate to provide top quality legal services to clients.

Firm Overview

More than fifty years ago, Clement Rivers, LLP was built on a strong foundation of attorneys providing the highest quality legal services for our clients. At Clement Rivers, LLP today, our philosophy and focus remain unchanged.

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