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C. Dayton Riddle IV

Columbia | 803.253.6862
Fax | 803.255.8017

Dayton Riddle focuses his practice on corporate transactions and economic development. He advises U.S. and international companies on their corporate legal needs, business expansion projects, and incentive programs in South Carolina and throughout the United States.

Prior to joining Parker Poe, Dayton worked for a large international offshore law firm in its Hong Kong office for three years, where he focused on cross-border insolvency and restructuring litigation. Dayton also worked as a management consultant both in Hong Kong and in the United States. In his management consulting roles, he conducted internal investigations and advised large financial institutions on regulatory compliance, with a particular focus on anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing, and data privacy.

Dayton received a law degree and an international MBA from the University of South Carolina. He received his bachelors' degrees from Clemson University. He enjoys watching Clemson sports, playing rugby, hiking, and scuba diving.

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Honors & Awards

  • Columbia Business Monthly's "Legal Elite" in International Law, 2022-2023