Paul E. Sperry

Partner / Charleston

Paul is managing partner of the Charleston office where he concentrates his practice on construction litigation and general liability matters. He represents general contractors, subcontractors, developers, material suppliers and owners in lawsuits involving construction related disputes. Paul has experience defending architects and engineers in design defect claims, site work design and more. Furthermore, he provides non-litigation support for construction clients, including contract review and advice related to payment and industry issues. In addition to construction litigation, Paul handles premises liability matters where he defends clients against claims for injuries sustained on private and public properties.

Paul frequently presents at seminars, teaching a wide variety of construction law topics, including mechanical liens, delay claims and construction contract clauses.

Along with serving as the Chair of the Construction Practice Group and Charleston managing partner, Paul was named to South Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars® in 2013, where no more than 2.5% of attorneys are named.  Paul was nominated by his peers and was honored as one of the top construction attorneys in the area by Charleston Business Magazine’s Legal Elite Feature in 2018 and 2019.