Burr & Forman

Deidra Byrd

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  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law (2010)
  • B.A., University of South Carolina (2006)

South Carolina

  • U.S. District Court – South Carolina

  • Board Member, South Carolina Bar Resolution of Disputes
  • South Carolina Bar - Young Lawyers Division 15th Judicial Circuit Representative
  • South Carolina Bar - Young Lawyers Division, Bar Convention Committee Co-chair
  • Member, South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, Horry County Bar
  • Member, The Coastal American Inn of Court
  • The National Black Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40 (2019)
  • Board Member, Eastern Carolina Homelessness Organization
  • Board Member, Freedom Readers
  • Board Member, Jefferson Awards Foundation
  • Scholarship Chairperson, Wise Education Foundation
  • Advocate, Guardian Ad Litem
  • Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

Associate | Charleston, SC

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation

Deidra Byrd is an associate in the firm's Charleston office. She focuses her practice on general business litigation matters.

Deidra has experience in the financial sector, reviewing documents for litigation relevance and issue coding, executing documents used during foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings, and managing loans while working with internal and external counsel. She has also provided counsel on foreclosures. In 2019, Deidra was named to The National Black Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 list.

Before joining the Firm, Deidra served as a judicial clerk for the late Honorable Tanya A. Gee of the 5th Circuit At-Large and the Honorable Benjamin H. Culbertson of the 15th Circuit.