GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 1, 2018) – Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Tom Chase has joined its Greenville office as a member of the firm’s Transportation and Logistics team.
Chase brings with him nearly 25 years of front-line litigation experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts. At Smith Moore Leatherwood, Chase advises transportation clients on catastrophic injury and fatality matters, property damage, cargo and freight claims, business interruption, products liability and other insurance coverage cases. Throughout his career, Chase has tried more than 50 cases to verdict.
“Tom possesses a diverse background as an attorney, as he’s worked in both the public and private sector, and we are excited to welcome him to our group,” said Robert D. Moseley, Transportation and Logistics Industry Leader at Smith Moore Leatherwood. “His vast experience as a trial attorney will certainly be invaluable to our clients and our firm.”
Before joining Smith Moore Leatherwood, Chase was a partner at a regional insurance defense firm as well as General Counsel at WYNIT Distribution, LLC.
Chase began his career as a prosecutor, working as an assistant attorney general in the South Carolina Attorney General’s office in the appellate division. He also served as a deputy solicitor for the 11th Judicial Circuit in Lexington, South Carolina, where he oversaw the Capital Prosecutions Unit.
Chase is a graduate of Furman University and the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Greenville County Bar Association.
About Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Clients of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP receive creative, cost-effective legal services. With six offices and more than 140 attorneys across North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, the firm’s core practice areas are focused on litigation, business law, health care, real estate, labor and employment, and infrastructure and development.
The firm’s dedication to client success, legal excellence, and responsive client service is the backbone of its reputation. Additional practice teams include intellectual property, tax, banking and finance, antitrust, business torts, financial services litigation, appellate, land use and zoning, economic development, and transportation.
For more information about the firm and its attorneys, visit www.smithmoorelaw.com
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