L. Franklin Elmore

L. Franklin Elmore: Attorney with Elmore Goldsmith, PA


Included, The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2009 editions. South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2008-2009. Recipient, Francis Marion University, Distinguished Alumni Award, 1996. Lecturer: Construction Law, South Carolina Bar Continuing Legal Education, 1984—; South Carolina Bar Judicial Continuing Legal Education, 1986, 1999. Permanent Presenter, South Carolina Construction Law Update, South Carolina Bar Association, Construction Law Section. National Bond Claims Association. Member, Surety Claims Institute. Member, Clemson University School of Building Sciences Advisory Board, 1993-2007; South Carolina Transportation and Policy Research Council Board of Directors, 1995-2003, President 2002-2003; American Institute of Constructors, National and Carolinas AGC. South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Arbitrator and Mediator. Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association (Construction Industry Panel).

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Construction Law
  • Fidelity and Surety
  • Construction Claims
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(864) 255-9500  Phone
(864) 255-9505  Fax
University Attended:
Francis Marion College, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
University of South Carolina, J.D., 1976
Year of First admission:
1976,South Carolina;1977,United States District Court for the District of South Carolina;1985,U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit;1990,U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit;1991,Tennessee
Greenville County and American Bar Associations; Forum Committee on Construction Industry, Division 10 Steering Committee (Chairman, 2003-2005; Governing Committee, 2007-2010); South Carolina Bar (Chairman, Professional Standards Subcommittee, 1979-1981; Chairman, Professional Responsibility Committee, 1982—; Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1994-1996, Construction Law Section, 1995—, Chairman, 1997—; Member, Board of Governors, 1984-1987); Tennessee Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; American College of Construction Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Florence, South Carolina, July 20, 1951

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (22 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/18/13 in Construction Litigation

    Great mediator. Best construction lawyer in state

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/10/13 in Construction Law

    He is one of the most highly regarded attorneys in SC for Construction Law.

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