Graham P. Powell

Founding Shareholder

Mr. Powell practices general civil litigation with a focus on construction disputes, complex litigation, injury defense, and insurance.  He grew up in Greenville, North Carolina and attended Davidson College and the University of South Carolina School of Law.  While in law school, Mr. Powell served on the editorial board of the South Carolina Law Review and was a member of the South Carolina Moot Court Bar team.  He is a member of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association Board of Directors, American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, and Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Construction Committee.

Mr. Powell is an “AV Preeminent” rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been designated in The Best Lawyers in America© in Insurance Law from 2018-2019 and a Rising Star in General Litigation by South Carolina Super Lawyers© from 2012-2015. In 2019, Mr Powell was selected by Charleston Business Magazine as one of their Legal Elite.


  • University of South Carolina (J.D., 2000)
  • Davidson College (B.A., 1997)
Admitted to Practice
  • South Carolina Supreme Court (2000)
  • U.S. District Court – District of South Carolina (2000)
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (2006)
Practice Area
Professional Activities
  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance