Elizabeth H. Black

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Meet Elizabeth

Elizabeth, a Columbia native, focuses her practice on commercial litigation matters, with experience trying these cases in courts and before arbitration panels. She represents plaintiffs and defendants involved in breach of contract disputes, corporate governance actions, antitrust and competition-based issues and business tort matters. Elizabeth also advises clients on electronic preservation and discovery obligations and strategies.

EXPERIENCE

  • •  Represents financial institutions in claims made by depositors for account mismanagement, misappropriation and related tort and contract matters.
  • •  Successfully defended publicly held companies in both actual and threatened merger injunction lawsuits.
  • •  Represents local, national, and international companies in civil antitrust and anti-competition lawsuits and government investigations.
  • •  Defended an investment advisory firm in a case involving allegations of professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and securities fraud.
  • •  Tried a case involving a corporate dissolution action alleging officer and director misconduct.
  • •  Represented one of South Carolina's largest companies in various contract disputes with suppliers.
Education
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007
  • Davidson College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003
  • University of Westminster, London, England, 2002
Admissions
  • South Carolina, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 2007
Honors and Awards
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” Business Litigation (2016-2017)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • South Carolina Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
Professional and Civic Activities
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Anti-Trust Law Section Committee Member
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
Presentations and Publications
  • "South Carolina Chapter," Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide, 2017 edition
  • "Irreconcilable Differences," Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Pee Dee Corporate Law for Accountants Seminar, 2014

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