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William G. DesChamps IV

Partner
Charleston | 843.727.2669
Fax | 843.727.2680

Will DesChamps concentrates his practice on construction and commercial litigation. Will advises homebuilders, developers, general contractors, and owners on a variety of their construction and contract needs. He focuses his practice on complex construction defect litigation, as well as mechanics’ lien and contract disputes, typically involving multifamily and single-family residential dwellings or large commercial properties. In addition, Will has represented businesses and individuals in a wide variety of civil lawsuits.  

Clients benefit from Will’s experience gained in large, complex litigation, as well as his previous work on insurance defense and coverage matters. 

Will graduated magna cum laude from Charleston School of Law, where he served as articles editor for the Charleston Law Review and was the recipient of multiple CALI Awards. He is the third generation of his family to graduate from Clemson University.

Representative Experience

  • Represented contractors, insurers, and bond issuers in construction defect litigation over multi-unit developments, single-family dwellings, and other property types.
  • Counseled clients in commercial litigation involving various Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) provisions and landlord-tenant disputes.
  • Represented plaintiffs and defendants in employment litigation, including contract disputes and claims under the Payment of Wages Act, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and Title VII.
  • Defended clients in a variety of civil lawsuits for personal injury and property damage.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in Construction Litigation, 2021-2022
  • Charleston School of Law CALI Awards in Civil Procedure, Contracts II, Products Liability, Administrative Law, and S.C. Constitutional Law

Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association