Burr & Forman

Donald M. Williams

Donald M. Williams Headshot
  • J.D., University of South Carolina (1974)
  • B.S., University of South Carolina (1969)

South Carolina

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court – South Carolina
  • South Carolina Supreme Court

  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Hibernian Society of Charleston, South Carolina, Historian
  • Hibernian Society Foundation, Trustee
  • Charleston County Bar Fee Disputes Committee, Former Member
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
  • South Carolina Irish Historical Society, Member, Former President
  • Charleston Chamber of Commerce
  • Propeller Club of the Port of Charleston, Member, Former Board of Governors
  • Optimist Club, Former Member
  • Civitan Club, Former Member

Counsel | Charleston, SC

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Health Care Real Estate Commercial / Corporate Litigation


Health Care Real Estate

Donald Williams has been practicing law for over 30 years. Before coming to Burr, he practiced with small law firms for over ten years and has a broad range of experience in both the litigation and real estate areas. He also served as city attorney for two cities and has a great deal of experience in the area of municipal law.

At Burr, Donald engages in the general practice of law, concentrating in the areas of general litigation, healthcare litigation, business litigation, real estate related litigation, and matters involving eminent domain and commercial real estate. Since coming to McNair, he has been involved in mass tort cases involving asbestos and drug company defense. He has also participated in cases involving nursing home defense, construction defects and disputes involving the rights to intellectual property.

In addition, Donald has drafted hundreds of easements and tried numerous condemnation cases.

Donald is the author of Shamrocks and Pluff Mud: A Glimpse of the Irish in the Southern City of Charleston, South Carolina. This book was published by Book Surge LLC in 2005.