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Griffin, Catharine Garbee
3710 Landmark Drive Suite 400 Columbia, SC
Phone: 803-799-9091 / 888-675-4538
Fax: 803-779-3423


Current Employment Position(s)


Lawyer Overview

Catharine Griffin is an experienced litigator whose practice consists largely of Insurance Defense, including Premises and Products Liability, and Real Estate Litigation. She is a member of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association.

Born in New Jersey, Griffin graduated from the University of the South in 1984 and the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1987. She joined the firm in 1989 after serving as law clerk to South Carolina Supreme Court Justice Jean Hoefer Toal.

Griffin is a competitive runner who has completed several marathons, including the prestigious Boston Marathon in 2004.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

West Practice Categories

Contracts, Construction Law, Insurance Law, Premises Liability -- Defense, Products Liability Law, Real Estate Law


Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
  • South Carolina Supreme Court Justice Jean Hoefer Toal, 1988 - 1989 (Clerk)

Honors and Awards

  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
  • Order of the Wig and Robe


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 1987
  • University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 1984