(Spartanburg, S.C./August 4, 2017) President Donald Trump has nominated Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C. shareholder Donald C. Coggins, Jr., as a United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina. The nomination will now be sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee for confirmation.
“We could not be more proud of our friend and colleague Don Coggins,” says managing shareholder John B. White, Jr. “Don is known throughout the Upstate as a highly skilled, compassionate and thoughtful attorney. The citizens of the State of South Carolina will be well-served to have him on the federal bench.”
Coggins has over 30 years of trial experience in all South Carolina State and Federal courts and has obtained multiple large verdicts and settlements for his clients. In addition to his work in the courtroom, Coggins has developed a practice representing professionals in licensing matters before the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. By appointment of the Supreme Court, Coggins has served as a member of the Commission on Lawyer Conduct since 2003. He has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell for nearly 20 years and has been named a Best Lawyer in America since 2007.
Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C., located in Spartanburg, S.C., is one of the largest litigation firms of its kind in Upstate South Carolina. Its mission is to provide its clients with the most personal and effective advice, representation and counsel. For more information visit www.spartanlaw.com.