William W. DesChamps, Jr. is the firm's founder and principal attorney. He has achieved an AV-Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell peer rating which is a testament to the fact that Mr. DesChamps' peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He started DesChamps Law Firm in 1979, primarily as a real estate closing firm. Mr. DesChamps' practice steadily expanded into other areas of law during the 1980s and 1990s. Today the firm focuses on complex civil and construction litigation, intricate commercial and residential real estate transactions, and lender liability issues, foreclosures, title curative issues, and real estate workouts. Mr. DesChamps' negotiation and litigation experience has resulted in his being a reliable problem solver, as evidenced in the Firm's extensive repeat client base. Through negotiations, litigation, or using a transactional approach, Mr. DesChamps finds solutions which work for his clients.
A native of South Carolina, Mr. DesChamps serves as an expert witness in real estate legal malpractice matters. He is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification as an arbitrator and mediator, specializing in construction, corporate, real estate, and banking matters.