John is a Partner in the firm’s Corporate & Tax Practice Group. He works with clients on a variety of corporate transactions, including business planning and structuring, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiation, and general corporate counseling.

John also has a wide range of litigation experience in business and administrative matters. He has appeared before all trial and appellate courts in South Carolina and has represented clients before the federal district and circuit courts.

John received his J.D. from the Charleston School of Law, his LL.M. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and his B.A. from Clemson University.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Tax Law since 2021
  • Legal Elite, Columbia Business Monthly - Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions (2017, 2020)
  • Leadership in Law Honoree, South Carolina Lawyers Weekly (2017)
  • Leadership Columbia (Class of 2015)


Professional & Community

Civic Activities

  • Family Connection of South Carolina, Board Member, Board Chair (2019-2022)
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Mentor
  • Historic Columbia, Palladium Society, Former Board Member

Professional Activities

  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Charleston School of Law Alumni Association, Columbia Chapter, Former President



Laura Lee Andrews
(803) 753-3212

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