Firm Overview

Experienced Attorneys Serving North Carolina and South Carolina - and Beyond

For more than seven decades, Gallivan White Boyd attorneys have served in leadership positions at the highest level within local, state, national, and international organizations. We are committed to the preservation of justice for all. Our attorneys, their results, and their experience speak to that commitment. From business & commercial litigation to insurance coverage law, workers' compensation defense, commercial transportation, and more, our North and South Carolina attorneys are here to deliver excellence in client service.

Whatever your business or legal needs, we are here to represent you with experience, leadership, and results.


Our North and South Carolina attorneys meet challenges head on. From business and commercial litigation to workers' compensation defense, commercial transportation law, and more, our complex experiences are all the more reason to trust our leadership.

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Local Firm. National Experience.

Chambers and Partners lists Gallivan White Boyd as a leading law firm in South Carolina. Founded more than seven decades ago, the firm has a multifaceted, large group of professionals in offices across both North and South Carolina. We are equipped to provide legal services to a wide range of clients in business and complex litigation, strategic risk assessment, and corporate representation.

Our goal is to support client success.

75th Anniversary

Something to Celebrate!

We are celebrating 75 years of excellence in legal service. While we celebrate this landmark as a firm, we want to thank those who have trusted us to defend and serve them. We are excited to continue the dedication to our clients for many more years to come.


John T. Lay, Jr. selected by Who’s Who Legal – Life Science 2024

Columbia, S.C. – April 9, 2024

Gallivan White Boyd (GWB) is pleased to announce that John T. Lay, Jr.  has been selected for inclusion as a Global Leader in the 2024 edition of Who’s Who Legal Life Science: Thought Leaders USA.  Additionally, Lay is listed with...

John “Jay” Jones Selected as North Carolina & South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Power Player Personal Injury Attorney

Charleston, S.C. – February 23, 2024

Gallivan White Boyd (GWB) is pleased to announce that John “Jay” Jones has been selected as a “Power Player” Personal Injury attorney in the Carolinas by North Carolina & South Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

To be considered a “Power Player,” an...

Gallivan White Boyd Welcomes Attorney Charles S. Verdin IV

Greenville, S.C. – February 15, 2024

Gallivan White Boyd (GWB) is pleased to announce that Charles S. Verdin IV has joined the firm as a partner in its Greenville office.

Charles S. Verdin, IV has been practicing for almost 30 years. His practice includes  estate planning...


Business & Commercial Litigation

Gallivan White Boyd is prepared to help navigate business disputes with your business goals in mind.