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Firm Overview

With more than 40 regional attorneys and a history that dates back to the 1850s, Clement Rivers, LLP is the Charleston area’s multispecialty law firm serving individuals and businesses throughout South Carolina and in other regions of the United States. Our attorneys’ commitments run deep in the tri-county region and serve as the foundation of every decision we make.

A Commitment to Clients

Clement Rivers is responding to the Charleston area’s changing landscape, adding attorneys in critical growth areas and building practices based on the legal requirements of regional industries. With a breadth of legal experience, augmented by state-of-the-art technology, we deliver efficient case management at competitive rates to meet client objectives. In fact, litigation and corporate attorneys frequently collaborate to provide comprehensive and effective services to businesses.

A Commitment to Our Profession

Among its many professional involvements, Clement Rivers is proud to be a South Carolina member firm of ALFA International, an international association of elite law firms dedicated to improving the quality and depth of legal services.  Carol B. Ervin, an Of Counsel member of our firm, is a former Chair of the Board of Directors of the organization.  Duke R. Highfield is a member of several of ALFA’s steering committees.  Their involvement – along with our lawyers’ participation in countless other ways – helps advance the legal community and ensure we are at the forefront of our profession.

A Commitment to Our Community

Clement Rivers believes in supporting the community in which it serves. The Charleston area has come to count on our firm professionals and staff for their contributions and donations, monetarily and in pro bono hours, to organizations committed to making a difference.

A Commitment to Our Practice

Clement Rivers attorneys represent clients in 19 practice areas, covering virtually every aspect of civil law – from admiralty to workers’ compensation. We are acknowledged locallynationally, and internationally as a leading force in complex litigation and transactional work. Many of our attorneys are recognized annually by rating organizations, such as Best Lawyers and South Carolina Super Lawyers.  The firm holds a Tier 1 ranking in the Best Lawyers in America.