Doug is a shareholder in the firm’s litigation department. Doug is Myrtle Beach landlord tenant laywer and also focuses on foreclosures and collections, and general civil business litigation matters. Doug has also appeared before the South Carolina Court of Appeals, South Carolina Supreme Court, and the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in many appellate cases.
Doug is a native of Johnstown, New York and graduated from the State University of New York College at Potsdam with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science in 1987. After college, Doug spent several years as a computer consultant in Boston, Massachusetts and Columbia, South Carolina before deciding to go to law school in 1993.
In 1996, Doug graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was the Associate Editor-in-Chief of the South Carolina Environmental Law Journal. Following graduation, Doug became the first law clerk of the Honorable John Breeden. Following his clerkship, Doug joined the firm as an associate in 1997.
Associate Editor-in-Chief, South Carolina Environmental Law Journal
Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award, Contracts
Yerger/Seawell Best Article Award
Law School Legislative Council
Law Clerk, Honorable John L. Breeden, Jr.
Commission on Lawyer Conduct
South Carolina Certified Arbitrator
Attorney to Assist Disciplinary Counsel
Fee Dispute Resolution Board
1) “Pursuing Payment under the Medicare as Secondary Payor Statute,”
Healthcare Financial Management Newsletter, December 1995
2) “The Use of Arbitration in Managed Care,”
Healthcare Financial Management Newsletter, May 1996
3) “Building a Better Guilty Plea,”
South Carolina Lawyer, January/February 1997
4) “False Light Invasion of Privacy-A New Tort in Town?,”
South Carolina Lawyer, July/August 1997
Board Member: Grand Strand Humane Society
Board Member: Waccamaw Regional Foundation for Disabilities and Special NeedS
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