As a member of Butler Snow’s commercial litigation group, Jay concentrates his practice on a variety of civil litigation matters including commercial real estate disputes, insurance coverage litigation, and other complex business matters. A former federal law clerk, Jay is licensed to practice in all South Carolina state courts, as well as the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2018
  • U.S. District Courts
    • South Carolina: District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 4th Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • Turning Leaf Project, Expansion Campaign Cabinet

Distinctions

  • South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy, 2022 Class

Education & Honors

  • Wake Forest University, J.D., 2017
    • Wake Forest Litigation Clinic, Member
  • Wake Forest University, M.S.L., 2014
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., Economics, 2012
  • Clerkship, Honorable R. Bryan Harwell, ​Chief District Judge, United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • Clerkship, Honorable Mary G. Lewis, District Judge, United States District Court for the District of South Carolina

Experience

  • ​Represent and defend businesses in complex commercial real estate disputes.
  • ​Defending and prosecuting a wide range of commercial lawsuits, including contract disputes, fraud claims, tortious interference claims, and fiduciary duty claims.
  • ​Represent and defend insurance companies in complex extracontractual litigation, including alleged bad faith, fraud, and market misconduct and sales practices claims.
  • ​Represent and defend insurance companies in coverage litigation.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications