[COLUMBIA, S.C.] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce attorney Jack D. Griffeth has been named a shareholder of the South Carolina firm.
Jack Griffeth practices in the Greenville office. His 34-year law career has focused on defense trial work, as well as representing employers in employment related litigation and mediation. Griffeth serves as General Counsel to Wofford College, Furman University and Spartanburg Methodist College. Griffeth is a summa cum laude graduate of Wofford College where he earned his degree in Liberal Arts. He received his Juris Doctor from Duke University.
Recently, Griffeth was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the South Carolina Bar Foundation Board of Directors. Griffeth begins his term July 1, 2010. Griffeth also serves as the President-Elect of the Greenville Bar Association and was the 2008 recipient of the Greenville Bar’s Tommy Thomason Award.
In 1976, Duke University created the Charles Murphy Award for Griffeth, in recognition of his unique collegial contributions to the Duke Law School community. Griffeth has served as the past-president of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Council for the South Carolina Bar, and he currently serves as a member of the House of Delegates for the 13th Judicial Circuit. He has been certified as a mediator by the South Carolina Bar and speaks frequently on the subject of mediation.