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James "Chip" Atkinson Bruorton, IV
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Charleston Attorney
James "Chip" Atkinson Bruorton, IV

Phone: 843.577.6726

Email: cbruorton@rrhlawfirm.com

Languages: English

James Atkinson “Chip” Bruorton, IV began at Rosen Hagood as a law clerk while earning his J.D. at the University of Tennessee. He returned to the firm after graduation and has since built a practice focused on the areas of construction litigation, employment litigation, commercial business litigation, condemnation, and surety law.

More specifically, Chip’s construction litigation experience includes mechanics liens, payment and performance bond claims, construction defect claims and surety indemnification claims. Chip is involved on behalf of several municipalities in acquiring easements and right of ways and has also acquired experience in personal injury, premise liability, and defamation matters.

During his time with the firm, Chip has represented private and public owners, architects, contractors, construction managers, subcontractors and bonding companies, as well as both plaintiffs and defendants in construction litigation matters, employment litigation matters, and commercial business litigation matters. He has six times been named to the South Carolina Rising Stars list.*

Chip was born in Greenville and remained in the Upstate for college, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management from Clemson University. Outside of his law practice, he volunteers his time as a youth sports coach of Mount Pleasant, group leader for mission trips, Sunday school teacher, and serves on his church’s International Missions Team Committee.

Areas of Practice:

  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Administrative and Government Law
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law

Admitted to Practice:

  • South Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • South Carolina Bar, Construction Law Section and Fee Dispute Resolution Committee
  • American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • Charleston Contractors Association
  • Carolinas Association of General Contractors

Education:

  • Clemson University (B.S., Financial Management, 2000)
  • University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., 2003)

Personal Information:

Chip Bruorton was born in Greenville, SC on May 6, 1978. Mr. Bruorton and his wife, Lindsay, along with their three sons, Carver, Lyles, and Gracen reside in Mt. Pleasant, SC where they are members of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church. Mr. Bruorton volunteers his time as a youth sports coach for the Town of Mount Pleasant.

Background:

Chip Bruorton began his relationship with Rosen, Rosen & Hagood, LLC. as a law clerk while he was a law student at the University of Tennessee. He joined the firm as an associate in August 2003 and became a non-equity member in January 2008. Chip was named an equity member of the firm in January 2011. Since joining the firm in 2003, Chip has had the opportunity to handle a variety of legal matters and gain significant experience and knowledge from other members of the firm.

Chip has had experience representing private and public owners, architects, contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, and bonding companies. He has represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants in construction litigation matters and commercial business litigation matters. His construction litigation matters include mechanics liens, payment and performance bond claims, construction defect claims and surety indemnification claims. He has previously defended jobsite injury claims, premise liability claims, defamation claims and automobile accident claims. Chip is also involved on behalf of several municipalities in acquiring easements and right of ways.

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Rosen Hagood

151 Meeting Street
Suite 400
Charleston, SC 29401
United States

Law Firm Contact: Alice F. Paylor / Richard S. Rosen

Tel: 843.577.6726

Fax: 843.724.8036

Email: apaylor@rrhlawfirm.com, rsrosen@rrhlawfirm.com

Website: www.rrhlawfirm.com

Member Since: 2004

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