John K. Langford

Associate  |  Columbia

Meet John

John Langford's practice focuses on commercial real estate, including development, financing, commercial leases and related real estate transactions. John also enjoys working on general corporate matters to provide practical and effective solutions to legal obstacles.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014
  • Wofford College, B.A., cum laude, 2009
  • South Carolina, 2014
Honors and Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Corporate Law 2021 and Real Estate Law 2021
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division "Star of the Quarter" 2018
  • South Carolina Law Review, Managing Editor
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • Recipient of the "Clinical Program Professionalism Award" for his work with the Nonprofit Organizations Clinic in 2014
Professional and Civic Activities
  • Palmetto Land Title Association, Board Member and Secretary
  • Leadership Columbia, Class of 2019
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Vice-Chair of Business Law Committee (2016-2017)
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, Professional Development Committee (2014-2017), Special Olympics Committee (2015-Present)
  • Urban Land Institute, South Carolina Young Leaders Group
  • Columbia Bank Counsel
  • University of South Carolina School of Law Small Business Organizations Capstone, Adjunct Professor (2016-2019)
  • Richland County Bar Association
Presentations and Publications
  • “Select Legal Issues Related to Solar Farm Leases,” Palmetto Land Title Association Annual Spring Convention, April 2019
  • "Keeping the Walls Up: Tips for Avoiding Amalgamation," HSB 2018 Corporate Law for Accountants Seminar Series
  • "Lawyers as Registered Agents,” American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Business Law Committee, Winter 2016/2017 Newsletter
  • "Beware of Inadvertently Creating a Partnership in the Joint Venture Context,” American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Business Law Committee, 101 Practice Series, Fall 2016