Claude T. Prevost III
Meet Claude T. Prevost III

Claude T. Prevost, III

Senior Shareholder

Claude Prevost is a Shareholder at Collins & Lacy.

His focus is in the areas of: construction defect litigation; professional liability; products liability; premises liability; trucking defense; catastrophic injury and death.

Specifically within the construction industry, Claude defends professionals in litigation. Typically clients include:

  • General contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Developers
  • Architects and engineers
  • Manufacturers (defects)
  • Design professionals
  • Build site injury and death

Professional Liability
Claude also represents professionals in matters related to licensing and regulatory enforcement, including:

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Real estate agents
  • Lawyers

Personal Injury Defense
Claude also defends retail, commercial, and restaurant clients in personal injury actions arising from “slip and fall” and “trip and fall” cases. Motor carriers, owner-operators, highway contractors, and insurers call on him to defend against litigation arising from commercial vehicle accidents and highway construction.

About Claude
Claude is a cum laude graduate of Wofford College and received his Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law. During law school, Claude served as an intern for The Honorable Sol Blatt, Jr. in Charleston. The following year, he served as an intern for The Honorable Bristow Marchant in Columbia. Claude performed 300 hours of Pro Bono work during law school prior to joining Collins & Lacy. He has been named a Rising Star® by South Carolina Super Lawyers 2016–2020 for his work in construction litigation.

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Commercial & Residential Construction
  • Entertainment Venues, Promoters & Presenters
  • Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Insurance Agents & Brokers
  • Municipalities
  • Residential Property Owners & Managers
  • Restaurants & Clubs
  • Retailers
  • Transportation & Trucking
  • Charleston School of Law, J.D.
  • Wofford College, B.A. Business Economics
    • Cum Laude