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Denny P. Major


ONE North Main, 2nd Floor
Greenville, SC 29601-2772

Denny Major is a litigator in the Firm’s Greenville office.  Since joining Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd in September of 2007, he has gained experience representing clients in personal injury and business disputes involving a wide range of issues. 

He is included in the 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers list as a "Rising Star" for Business Litigation in Greenville and the 2016 Greenville Business Magazine's Best and Brightest 35 and under. 

Mr. Major began his career working with the Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd asbestos team, where he worked with senior litigators in defending an international construction company in a case involving over two-hundred plaintiffs. In addition to his work with the asbestos team, Mr. Major has gained experience representing manufacturers and suppliers in products liability cases.  He also frequently defends owners and possessors of property in premises liability cases.  

With respect to the business side of his practice, Mr. Major 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. Recently, Mr. Major has also defended employers in Fair Labor Standards Act disputes. 

A Greenville native, Mr. Major earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2007, where he was a member of the Wig and Robe Honor Society, Moot Court Bar, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, and the South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business. Mr. Major received his Bachelor of Arts in History, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina Honors College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

South Carolina Lawyer Magazine, Editorial Board Member
South Carolina Bar
Greenville County Bar Association
Professionals United for Leadership and Social Enrichment (PULSE)
Federal Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Christ Church Episcopal School Alumni Board, President
Greenville Literacy Association, Board Member


Phone 864.240.3296

Fax 864.240.3300

ONE North Main, 2nd Floor
Greenville, SC 29601-2772