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Christian Stegmaier

Christian Stegmaier

Practice areas:

Litigation, Appeals, Administrative Law, Health Care, White Collar Crime

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Appeals: 25%
    6 years
  3. Health Care: 10%
  4. Administrative Law: 10%
  5. White Collar Crime: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Robert F. Goings

    Mr. Stegmaier is well known in the legal community for his expertise in hospitality and retail law, and his representation of many client in appeals before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. As a skilled courtroom lawyer and appellate advocate, I strongly endorse this lawyer.

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    Robert Goings Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Collins & Lacy, PC

P.O. Box 12487
Columbia, SC, 29211

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing200003/07/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct Professor - Hotel & Restaurant LawUniversity of South Carolina2009 - Present
Voting ShareholderCollins & Lacy, PC2002 - Present
Law Clerk to The Honorable Ralph King Anderson, Jr.South Carolina Court of Appeals2000 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Boy Scouts of America - Indian Waters CouncilChairman, Three Rivers/Scoutreach District2008 - Present
International Society of Primerus Law FirmsChairman, Retail/Hospitality/Entertainment Practice Group2002 - Present
Hospitality Association of South CarolinaMemberN/A
South Carolina Association of Convenience StoresMemberN/A
Richland County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
South Carolina BarMemberN/A
South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys AssociationMemberN/A
Global Alliance of Hospitality AttorneysMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, Food Law Specialized Litigation GroupVice Chair, WebcastN/A
Defense Research Institute, Appellate Advocacy SectionMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Nash v. Marriott Hotel Services, Inc., 2007 WL 3125315 (D.S.C. 2007)Grant of summary judgment
Tillery v. The Pantry, Inc., 2007 WL 1594380 (D.S.C. 2007)Grant of summary judgment
United National v. Austin, 7:04cv00155 (D.S.C. 2005)Grant of summary judgment

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Hotel and Motel ManagementThe Ins and Outs of Defending Personal Injury Lawsuits2008
Hospitality NewsThe Dangers of YouTube to Your Company’s Branding Message2008
Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association, Hospitality at a Glance NewsletterDon’t Be the Hero: Training Team Members to Avoid Confrontation with Robbers2008
Primerus Defense Institute — Defensively SpeakingDon’t Be the Hero: Training Team Members to Avoid Confrontation with Robbers2008
Primerus ParadigmLet Civility Ring! Cut Out the Catty Language2008
Sysco TodayCalifornia Court of Appeal Outlines Standard for Allergen Claims2007
In The MixControlling Claims with Kindness2007
Food Safety SolutionsFood Safety and the Law: Defending and Preventing a Coffee Burn Lawsuit2007
For The Defense (Defense Research Institute)Let Civility Ring! Cut Out the Catty Language2007
Best Western H.E.L.P. GuideResponding to the Dangers of Employee Blogging2007
Best Western H.E.L.P. GuideFranchisor Not Responsible for Hotel Guest’s Death2007
Hospitality NewsSouth Carolina Court of Appeals Reviews Landowner Duty of Care to Trespassers Injured on Undeveloped Commercial Property2007
Hospitality NewsGeneral Assembly Amends Procedures for DHEC Staff Decisions2007
Hospitalitylawyer.com - Monthly NewsletterThink Carefully Before Pointing Swords at Your Customers: A Review of the Law of “Dangerous Conditions2007
Food Safety SolutionsFood Safety and the Law: Getting Tough with Food Claims2007
Hospitality NewsSouth Carolina Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Social Host Liability2007
Hospitality NewsFranchisor Not Responsible for Hotel Guest’s Death2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of South CarolinaPublic Health AdministrationMPH1995
University of South CarolinaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
South Carolina Public Risk Managers Association 2011 ConferenceUnderstanding the South Carolina Tort Claims Act2011
South Carolina Association of Convenience Stores Fall 2010 Planning ConferenceThird Party Assault Case: What You Need to Know About Protecting Your Customers, Employees, and Business2011
Ninth Annual Hospitality Law Conference• Ripped from the Headlines: Avoiding Liability and Negative Publicity by Taking Lessons from Actual News Stories (with Elizabeth DeConti and David T. Denney)2011
Defense Research Institute-Strictly Retail CLECurrent Trends in Loss Prevention and Security2011
2011 Southeast Petro-Food Marketing ExpositionLimiting Liability in Alcohol Sales2011
William T. Howell Prelaw Society LectureIn Defense of Your First Amendment Rights (with Jay Bender and Timothy Silvester)2010
South Carolina Association of Convenience Stores Spring 2010 Symposium• What You Need to Know About Defending Lawsuits in South Carolina2010
Seventh Annual Hospitality Law ConferenceFood & Beverage Law Update (Moderator)2009
Primerus Defense Institute Convocation• No Way Out: Removal of Cases to Federal Court2009
2009 SC PRIMA Annual ConferencePitfalls in Case Management2009
South Carolina Association of Convenience Stores2008 Legal Update2008
Sixth Annual Hospitality Law ConferenceDefending the Food Liability Claim2008
2008 RIMS Carolina ConferenceAvoiding Pitfalls in Discovery: Don't Let the Plaintiff's Lawyer Set a Trap for You2008
South Carolina Association of Convenience StoresSpring 2007 Legal Update2007
Fifth Annual Hospitality Law ConferenceDefending the Food Liability Claim2007
Lorman Educational ServicesConfidentiality of Psychiatric and Drug Treatment Records in Litigation2005
Lorman Educational ServicesConfidentiality of Psychiatric and Drug Treatment Records in Litigation2004
Lorman Educational ServicesConfidentiality of Psychiatric and Drug Treatment Records in Litigation2003