Graham Newman

Graham Newman

Chappell, Arden & Smith
  • Products Liability
  • South Carolina
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Summary

Graham Newman‘s work has focused on commercial class actions, contractual litigation, insurance bad faith, and products liability in both state and federal court. His trial court victories have included a $14.5 million insurance bad faith verdict, an $8 million class action judgment, and a $4.75 million products liability verdict. Graham has briefed numerous appeals before the South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States Supreme Court. He has also argued four cases before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and one case before the South Carolina Supreme Court. Graham joined Chappell, Smith & Arden in June of 2014, buttressing the firm’s already formidable litigation practice. In addition to practicing law, Graham teaches an undergraduate legal course through the University of South Carolina Honors College and serves on several boards and committees dedicated to the improvement of the judicial system. Graham has a five year-old son who doubles as his fishing buddy and a three year-old Portuguese Water Dog who can often be found greeting clients in the hallways of Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A.

Practice Area
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • Class Actions
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Attorney
Chappell, Arden & Smith
- Current
Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (2004)
University of South Carolina - Columbia
B.A. (2001) | History, English
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyer
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Professional Associations
Appleseed Legal Justice Center
Board Member, President-Elect
Current
South Carolina State Bar
Member
- Current
University of South Carolina Honors College
Instructor
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John Belton O’Neill Inn of Court
Member
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South Carolina Association for Justice
Board Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Chappell, Smith & Arden
Blog
Chappell, Smith & Arden Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Sumter Office
27 W. Calhoun St.
Sumter, SC 29150
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Florence Office
181 S. Coit St.
Florence, SC 29501
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Aiken Office
322 Laurens St. NW
Aiken, SC 29801
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Rock Hill Office
1770 India Hook Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Charleston Office
1 Poston Road
Charleston, SC 29417
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Main Office
2801 Devine Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29205
USA
Toll-Free: (803) 929-3600
Fax: (803) 252-4810