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Weaver Nov 2017

Biography

Zach Weaver is a business and commercial litigation partner at GWB, handling cases in both state and federal court. Zach deals with clients’ complex issues before and during litigation, providing guidance on resolving disputes and trying them to a jury when appropriate.

Some of his most notable cases include:

•           High stakes non-compete and non-solicitation clause matters

•           Claims involving allegations of contractual bad faith claims-handling by insurance companies

•           High dollar breach of contract matters

•           Claims of trade secret theft to start new businesses

•           Confidential pre-suit negotiations on high-profile matters

•           Probate litigation involving million dollar estates

•           Collection and enforcement of judgments against entities and individuals

•           Handling contested bankruptcy matters involving creditor disputes

Zach has substantial experience in and out of the courtroom. He has handled cases at all stages, including pre-suit investigations and negotiations, trial, mediation, arbitration, post-judgment issues, and appeals. Zach has both defeated and obtained injunctions on behalf of clients and has successfully negotiated consent injunctions against other parties. Zach has also successfully represented clients on motions to dismiss and for summary judgment, tried multiple cases to verdict, and argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Zach is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and is regularly recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyers Rising Star and among the Legal Elite in Greenville.

In addition to practicing law, Zach is heavily involved in the Greenville Community and the South Carolina Bar. He is a graduate of Leadership Greenville, a board member for the Greenville Bar’s Pro Bono Council, a member of the SC Bar Judicial Qualification Committee, and the Vice-Chair for the SC Bar’s Trial and Appellate Advocacy Council.

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Zach Weaver

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Associations & Memberships

  • Greenville County Bar Pro Bono Council, Member
  • South Carolina Bar
    • Judicial Qualifications Committee, Member
    • Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section
      • Vice-Chair, Present
      • Secretary, 2017-2018
      • Council Member 2016-2017
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorney Association
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • AV-rated Preeminent
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star for Business Litigation, 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • Legal Elite – Business Litigation, Greenville Business Magazine, 2016, 2017, & 2018
  • Best & Brightest Under 35, Greenville Business Magazine, 2016
  • Leadership Greenville, Class 42
  • University of Miami Law Review, Editorial Board and Publication Review Panel Member
  • Moot Court Board

Community Involvement

  • United Way, Palmetto Society
  • Opportunity Greenville, 2014
  • Pleasant Valley Connection, Board of Directors
  • United Way of Greenville County, Young Philanthropists
  • Peer Health Education Counselor
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • Volunteer speaker at elementary and middle schools on the practice of law.

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2014
  • United States District Court of South Carolina
  • Florida, 2009
  • Southern District of Florida, 2009

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2009
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Clemson University,  2006
  • SCDTAA Trial Academy, 2015
  • IADC Trial Academy, 2016

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