Experience. Leadership. Results.

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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.


Chris Kelly announced as President of The Transportation Lawyers Association

Charlotte, N.C. – May 17, 2022

Gallivan White Boyd is pleased to announce that Christopher M. Kelly, who also serves as the Partner in Charge of GWB’s Charlotte office and on GWB’s Executive Committee, has been elected as President of The Transportation Lawyers...

John Cuttino Receives 2022 Sheryl J. Willert Pioneer Diversity Award

Columbia, S.C. – May 12, 2022

Gallivan White Boyd is proud to announce that partner and former DRI President, John E. Cuttino has received DRI’s 2022 Sheryl J. Willert Pioneer Diversity Award. This award was presented at the DRI Diversity for Success Seminar...

Fifteen Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2022 Edition of Super Lawyers®

Greenville, S.C. – May 10, 2022

Gallivan White Boyd (GWB) is pleased to announce that 15 attorneys from the firm’s Greenville and Columbia offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

For the fifth time, Super Lawyers recognized GWB...

In Memoriam

W. Howard Boyd Jr. - Headshot

W. Howard Boyd, Jr.

July 5, 1950 - June 20, 2021

Howard was a fearless trial lawyer known for his committed efforts to guide individuals and businesses through their disputes. GWB has lost a larger-than-life friend, colleague, and mentor.

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William R. Harbison

November 2, 1964 - January 24, 2021

Will was the consummate professional, remarkable for his steadfast efforts to serve the legal industry. He will be missed by everyone at the firm and the Columbia community at large.


Business & Commercial Litigation

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