H. Donald Sellers

Of Counsel  |  Greenville

Meet Don

Don Sellers is a highly regarded, first chair trial lawyer at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, whose practice has focused primarily on complex commercial cases. He has also represented various clients in appeals to the South Carolina Supreme Court and to the Federal Appellate Courts.

Don is a certified civil court mediator.


  • •  Helped clients recover millions of dollars in business-related damages in jury trials, arbitrations and mediations in South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, 1995 to present
  • •  Successfully represented dealers and distributors and other small businesses in unfair trade practice and business contract actions
  • •  Served as national coordinating counsel and member of the steering committee for the defense of federal, multi district litigation
  • •  Defended automobile manufacturer in commercial dispute centered around the development of a state-of-the-art university research campus
  • •  Successfully defended manufacturer in a dispute seeking injunctive relief from agreement between two of the largest competitors in a global market
  • •  Defended multiple lawsuits seeking to enforce non-compete agreements in professional contracts that sought to prevent his clients from opening and operating competitive practices
  • •  Represented manufacturers in connection with product defect and liability claims
  • •  Represented insurance companies and other insurers in connection with life, disability, coverage and financial impact claims
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., cum laude, 1973
  • Furman University, B.A., 1969
  • Clemson University, 1965-1966
  • South Carolina, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 1974
Honors and Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Commercial Litigation (2011-2021) and Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants (2012-2021)
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers® Business Litigation (2011-2019)
Professional and Civic Activities
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, South Carolina Chapter
  • South Carolina Judicial Merit Selection Commission (2007-2014)
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • The Family Effect, Board Member (2010-2016)
  • Artisphere, Board Member (2011-2015)