Graham Newman‘s work has focused on commercial class actions, contractual litigation, insurance bad faith, and products liability in both state and federal court. His trial court victories have included a $14.5 million insurance bad faith verdict, an $8 million class action judgment, and a $4.75 million products liability verdict. Graham has briefed numerous appeals before the South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States Supreme Court. He has also argued four cases before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and one case before the South Carolina Supreme Court.
Graham joined Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. in June of 2014, buttressing the firm’s already formidable litigation practice.
In addition to practicing law, Graham teaches an undergraduate legal course through the University of South Carolina Honors College and serves on several boards and committees dedicated to the improvement of the judicial system. Graham has a five year-old son who doubles as his fishing buddy and a three year-old Portuguese Water Dog who can often be found greeting clients in the hallways of Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A.