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Wm. Douglas Gray

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864-552-9338 Direct
864.271.4940 Main
864.271.4015 Main Fax
dgray@mcnair.net
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Greenville, SC Office
104 South Main Street
Suite 700
Greenville, SC 29601
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Amy Elkins
aelkins@mcnair.net
864.552.9337 Direct
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Doug is a litigator and a certified circuit court mediator. He has over 49 years’ experience in state and federal litigation in South Carolina.  Doug’s areas of practice include personal injury cases (defense), commercial and business litigation, administrative law, products liability, representing political subdivisions, Workers’ Compensation, medical malpractice defense, and healthcare providers.  Doug also has extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Doug has decades of experience in handling civil appeals including the drafting of Appellant and Respondent briefs.  He has appeared as an advocate in multiple cases before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission, the South Carolina Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of South Carolina, and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Reversed lower court ruling finding a county must pay interest to a bidder at a delinquent tax sale
  • Sustained U.S. District Court ruling setting aside a multi-thousand dollar verdict in a complex investment banking case
  • Represented hospital in multi-million dollar bond issues
  • Successfully obtained a Certificate of Need (CON) for hospital outpatient surgical center
  • Successfully represented medical executive committee (MEC) in persuading hospital governing board to revoke privileges of physicians
  • Reversed a multi-thousand dollar U.S. District Court verdict in a products liability case involving design of safety features on a circular power saw
  • Defending hospital in putative class actions pertaining to pricing of healthcare
  • Successfully represented employers in Workers’ Compensation death cases due to alleged job related heart attacks
  • President, Anderson Rotary Club (1986)
  • Member, Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (1990)
  • Member, South Carolina Bar Board of Governors (1988-1992)
  • President, Anderson County Bar Association (1981-1982)
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
  • Charter member, Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competence
  • Member, South Carolina Bar
    • President (1991-1992)
    • President-Elect (1990-1991)
    • Secretary (1989-1990)
  • Named, The Best Lawyers in America© (2007-2018)
  • Named, Legal Elite of the Upstate, Greenville Business Magazine (2014-2016)
  • Awarded, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating*

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