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F. Elliotte Quinn IV

Charleston | 843.727.6315
Fax | 843.727.2680

Elliotte Quinn began his practice in the area of construction project development and dispute resolution and over time developed a focus on energy projects and operations. Elliotte’s practice now centers on assisting those in the energy and construction industries through contract negotiations, dispute resolution, representation before regulatory agencies, and providing regulatory advice.

In the energy sector, Elliotte provides representation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and state utility commissions, as well as counsel on regulations related to tariff administration, generator interconnection, qualifying facilities, transmission operations, and compliance programs. Elliotte also assists with negotiating and drafting engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreements, power purchase agreements (PPA), renewable energy credit (REC) reporting and transfer agreements, and interconnection agreements, among others. In addition to his energy knowledge, Elliotte contributes his understanding of construction and development to energy project teams. He has experience working with utilities and project owners in relation to solar photovoltaic (PV), cogeneration, biomass, and biogas projects.

In the construction sector, Elliotte assists contractors, architects, engineers, material suppliers, and others in all aspects of the industry from a project’s conceptualization to post-completion disputes, including:

  • Contract negotiation
  • Procurement
  • Payment disputes
  • Mechanic’s liens
  • Construction defect claims

Elliotte also handles business disputes, real property disputes, and general litigation matters, and he has a wide array of litigation experience.

Prior to joining Parker Poe, Elliotte clerked for the Honorable Kaye Hearn, Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court and the Honorable Lynwood Smith, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Alabama. Elliotte graduated with high honors from Emory University School of Law where he served as executive articles editor for the Emory Law Journal.

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Honors & Awards

  • Order of the Coif
  • Paul Bryan Prize in Constitutional Law
  • Winner of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s 2010 legal writing contest
  • Emory Law Pro Bono Medal


  • Palmetto Project, Board of Directors
  • Charleston County Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Board of Commissioners
  • Carolinas Associated General Contractors, SC Legislative Committee, Member; Supplier Service Company Advisory Council, Member
  • Charleston County Procurement Appeals Board
  • Charleston Young Professionals
  • ABA Forum on Construction Law