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About Jack Griffeth

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Jack Griffeth is a shareholder at Collins & Lacy, P.C.  His 35-year practice of law has focused on defense trial work, representing employers in employment related litigation and mediation.  Jack serves as General Counsel to Wofford College, Furman University and Spartanburg Methodist college.  Jack is a summa cum laude graduate of Wofford College where he earned his degree in Liberal Arts.  He received his Juris Doctor from Duke University.  In 1976, Duke University created the Charles Murphy Award for Jack, in recognition of his unique collegial contributions to the Duke Law School community. He's also the 2008 recipient of the Greenville Bar's most prestigious honor, the Tommy Thomason Award. 


Jack is the Past President of the Greenville Bar Association, President-Elect for the S.C. Bar Foundation Board of Directors and a member of the House of Delegates for the 13th Judicial Circuit.  He is a past member of the South Carolina Bar's nominations committee and past-president of the Bar's Alternative Dispute Resolution Council.  Jack is a certified mediator by the South Carolina Bar and speaks frequently on the subject.


He is considered one of South Carolina’s pre-eminent attorneys by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named by his peers a Best Lawyer in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.