1330 Lady Street, Sixth Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 256-2660
Fax: (803) 771-4484
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Practicing A/E Law Since
Caseload Dedicated to A/E Construction Law
Caseload Dedicated to E/O Defense Work
Number of attorneys on staff: 20
Number of attorneys dedicated to A/E Work: 5
Joey McCue is chair of the Construction practice group. McCue defends a wide range of design professionals facing million-dollar exposures.
Christopher M. Adams defends design professionals in areas of construction defect litigation, mechanics liens, and design professional litigation, as well as cases involving catastrophic bodily injury on sites.
Claude T. Prevost, III is focused on the areas of construction defect litigation, professional liability, products liability, premises liability, trucking defense, as well as catastrophic injury and death cases.
Andrew N. Cole defends design professionals in construction law disputes. Cole represents construction product designers, manufacturers, and retailers in class action litigation involving damages and lost-use claims. Cole also maintains an active appellate advocacy practice and is a certified circuit court mediator.
James L. Williams represents design professionals in a full range of construction law matters.
The firm was founded in 1984 when Joel Collins, Jr. and Stanford Lacy combined forces to establish a law practice concentrating primarily on defense litigation. Since then, the firm has grown to include 20 attorneys with experience in a range of practice areas that include construction, premises liability, products liability, professional liability, workers compensation and mediation, and insurance coverage.
When appropriate, Collins & Lacy advises clients to avoid trial by using alternative dispute resolution measures and/or settling cases. Several attorneys are certified circuit court mediators. If litigation is unavoidable, attorneys defend clients before South Carolina state and federal courts as well as regional and national administrative agencies. Members of the firm are also experienced in appellate proceedings and have been involved in many precedent-setting court decisions.
The Collins & Lacy Construction practice group brings keen insight into commercial and residential construction defect claims. The firm’s construction attorneys have vast experience in construction defect claims, construction site accidents, and architectural and engineering malpractice.
11945 Grandhaven Drive, Suite D
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576