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Biography

Jordan Crapps handles complex litigation matters out of the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina, office.  He focuses his practice on the representation of clients in the business and commercial litigation, corporate and commercial transactions, and appellate practice areas. This representation includes the handling of a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including but not limited to:

  • Banking/Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Contract disputes
  • Business Torts
  • Insurance

Jordan’s experience also allows him to provide a wide range of services to securities issuers and financial firms such as broker-dealers and investment advisers. Jordan’s practice involves a wide variety of matter types, including:

  • Customer disputes and litigation
  • Governmental and regulatory investigations and audits
  • Shareholder disputes
  • FINRA Arbitrations
  • Securities litigation

Before joining Gallivan, White & Boyd, Jordan served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the South Carolina Attorney General.  Specifically, Jordan practiced in the Securities Division where he oversaw and conducted investigations into securities related matters, determined violations of the South Carolina Uniform Securities Act, and handled the litigation or settlement of administrative orders and appeals.

Jordan places client service at the same high level as legal knowledge in his practice.  Jordan believes listening to the needs of his clients then working to meet those needs is critical to attaining a high level of client satisfaction.

Articles, Presentations & Publications

The Ins and Outs of Non-Compete Agreements

According to a March, 2016, U.S. Department of the Treasury report, nearly 30 million workers are covered by a non-compete agreement.[i] These workers run the gamut from CEOs to sandwich makers.[ii] It is important for firms and individuals to understand the importance of these clauses and to enter into agreements knowing what is expected and required of them if the employee were ever to leave. Further, when an employee does leave, the new (hiring) employer, the employee, and the former employer all have important factors to consider.

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Associations & Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar

Community Involvement

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2012

Education

  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 2012
  • B.S., cum laude, Clemson University, 2009