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W. Andrew Arnold

W. Andrew Arnold

also known as Andy

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Litigation

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About Me

I am W. Andrew (Andy) Arnold.  I am a litigator, who has practiced law for over 17 years.  Helping people fight back against those who hurt them, fire them or treat them unfairly is my passion.


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Background


I am a Furman University graduate.  I graduated law school from the University of South Carolina in 1992. After two years with a large labor law defense firm, I left to start my own practice.  My practice began as an employment and business litigation practice, which has represented plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts.  However, I have litigated all sorts of cases, including nursing home neglect cases, defamation claims, consumer fraud cases under the unfair trade practice act, fraud and breach of contract claims.  I handle noncompete cases, civil rights cases, and serious personal injury cases.


I have also argued appeals to both the South Carolina Supreme Court, the South Carolina Court of Appeals and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.


I perform a full ranged of legal services for business, including drafting and reviewing employment contracts, and severance agreements.  In addition to being a lawyer, I am also a certified mediator.




 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 40%
    19 years, 60 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 40%
    22 years, 500 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    22 years, 100 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($225-295/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • K. Scott Toussaint

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Andy for several years. He is a very knowledgeable attorney who takes care of his clients. He takes a realistic approach to resolving conflicts and is easy to talk to. I recommend Andy

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    K. Toussaint Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Monty D Desai

    I endorse this lawyer. Andy is a very knowledgeable and hard working attorney. He zealously represents his clients and always fights hard for them. I highly recommend him.

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    Monty Desai Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing199203/07/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
SuperLawyersSuperLawyers2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
SuperLawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateHaynsworth, Baldwin, Johnson & Greaves1992 - 1994

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
South Carolina Association for JusticeMember2003 - 2015
American Association Of JusticeMember1995 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
S.C. LawyerSpeaking for Those Who Can't Speak for Themselves2001

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
USC School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Furman UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989