Denny P. Major

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Meet Denny

Denny Major has represented clients in personal injury and business disputes involving a wide range of issues. Denny began his career working with the firm's asbestos team, serving as national counsel for one asbestos defendant and as regional counsel for several others. He continues to regularly assist the asbestos team with ongoing discovery matters. Denny has gained experience representing manufacturers and suppliers in other products liability cases and frequently defends property owners in premises liability cases.

With respect to the corporate side of his practice, Denny has devoted a significant portion of his practice to helping clients in the prosecution and defense of employment-related disputes involving trade secrets, copyright and contractual issues. He has used his litigation experience to advise employers in the areas of non-compete agreements and trade secrets outside of the litigation arena. Denny has also defended employers in Fair Labor Standards Act disputes.

Education
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • University of South Carolina Honors College, B.A., cum laude, 2004
Admissions
  • South Carolina, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Fourth Circuit, 2008
Honors and Awards
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” 2016-2017 Business Litigation
  • ‚ÄčGreenville Business Magazine "Best & Brightest 35 and Under" 2016
  • ‚ÄčOrder of the Wig and Robe
Professional and Civic Activities
  • South Carolina Lawyer, former Editorial Board Member
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • Christ Church Episcopal School Alumni Association, former Board President (2014-2015)
  • Greenville Literacy Association, Board President
Presentations and Publications
  • "Top Ten Employment Law Issues for CPAs," HSB Corporate Law for Accountants Seminar, November 1, 2017
  • "Wage & Hour Update," HSB 2017 Employment Law Seminars
  • "The FLSA: An In-Depth Analysis of FLSA Exemptions," Greene Finney & Horton and HSB CPE Conference, May 5, 2016
  • "Protecting Your Most Valuable Assets: An update on non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements in South Carolina," HSB 2016 Employment Law Seminar in Greenville, SC, May 18, 2016
  • "The FLSA: An Overview of Employee Exemptions," HSB 2016 Employment Law Seminar in Rock Hill, SC, May 19, 2016
  • “Verdict Forms in Cases Involving Multiple Causes of Action,” South Carolina Lawyer, May 2015

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