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Bradford Neal Martin

Bradford Neal Martin Mr. Martin was born on September 12, 1952 in Mineola, New York. He received a B.A. degree from Washington & Lee University, graduating from the Honors Program cum laude in 1974. He graduated from Washington & Lee School of Law in 1977, where he was chosen as a writer for the Law Review.

Mr. Martin joined a major defense firm in Greenville in 1978 where he became a senior partner. He has concentrated his practice in products liability, employment, commercial, insurance, professional malpractice and other civil litigation.

Mr. Martin is state-wide counsel for complex litigation for Zurich Direct (formerly Universal Underwriters), which insures primarily automobile dealerships, and handles their employment related litigation in South Carolina. He has participated in several national class action cases, including Prudential Insurance Company (life insurance "churning" litigation), breast implant litigation (South Carolina state-wide counsel for Wilshire Foam Products, Inc.), and latex glove litigation (South Carolina state-wide counsel for London International/Regent). He is presently representing over 80 new car dealerships in a statewide Unfair Trade Practice case.

Mr. Martin is active in the products liability area, having defended cases in New York and Pennsylvania for a German-based textile manufacturer. He is licensed to practice before all federal and state courts in South Carolina, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Martin is "AV" rated in Martindale-Hubbell.


Laura W. H. Teer

Laura W. H. Teer Mrs. Teer was born September 14, 1974 in Sumter, South Carolina. She graduated summa cum laude from Wofford College in 1996 with a B.A. in English. She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1999. While in law school, she was a member of the South Carolina Law Review and was inducted into Wig and Robe and the Order of the Coif.

Following graduation, Mrs. Teer worked in a civil litigation firm in Greenville, South Carolina where she was involved in both plaintiff and defense work in the areas of worker's compensation, personal injury, zoning and municipal work, appellate work, and constitutional issues. Mrs. Teer has appeared before both the South Carolina Supreme Court and South Carolina Court of Appeals to argue a variety of issues and has reported opinions before both of these Courts. In 2003, she joined Mr. Martin where her practice areas include commercial litigation, employment law, and insurance coverage litigation.


Gwendolyn Martin

Gwendolyn Martin Mrs. Martin was born on April 23, 1956 in Greenville, South Carolina. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Furman University in 1978 with a B.A. degree in History. She received her law degree in 1980 from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she was Articles Editor of the South Carolina Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif.

Following graduation, Mrs. Martin worked for a major civil litigation firm in Greenville, South Carolina, where she handled insurance defense and commercial litigation. In 1988, Mrs. Martin became General Counsel of Coats North America, the U.S. subsidiary of Coats Plc, a London based international textile company. She managed all of the company's U.S. litigation, and also practiced in the areas of contracts, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, corporate governance, intellectual property, and employment law. In October 2008, she joined the firm as Firm Administrator & General Counsel for Litigation Management. Mrs. Martin is licensed to practice in South Carolina.


Brook Bristow

Brook Bristow Mr. Bristow was born on January 3, 1980 in Miami, Florida. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2003 with a B.A. degree in Advertising. As an undergraduate, Mr. Bristow was Student Government Attorney General and President of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society. He received his law degree in 2007 from the Mercer School of Law, where he was a member of the Mercer Law Review and was on the Dean's List. He is admitted to practice in South Carolina and in the United States District Court, District of South Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Mr. Bristow joined the firm in June 2011 as an Associate.