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.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • University of South Carolina Honors College, B.A., cum laude, 2004
  • 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” Business Litigation (2016-2019)
  • Greenville Business Magazine "Legal Elite of the Upstate" Business Litigation 2018, "Best & Brightest 35 and Under" 2016​
  • ​Order 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
  • “Protecting Your Assets When Employees Leave - Trade Secrets and More,” HSB Employment Law Seminar, March 28, 2019
  • "Employment Contracts," Andreson Area Society of Human Resource Management, November 6, 2018
  • "Data Theft: What to Do When an Employee Steals Company Information," HSB 2018 Employment Law Seminar Series
  • "DOL's New Proposed Rules on Tipping and Tip Pooling," HSB Restaurant Seminar, March 27, 2018
  • "Top Ten Employment Law Issues for CPAs," HSB 2017 Corporate Law for Accountants Seminar Series
  • "Wage & Hour Update," HSB 2017 Employment Law Seminar Series
  • "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 Seminars
  • "The FLSA: An Overview of Employee Exemptions," HSB 2016 Employment Law Seminar Series
  • “Verdict Forms in Cases Involving Multiple Causes of Action,” South Carolina Lawyer, May 2015

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