Graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in History (B.A. 1994) and the St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida (J.D. 1997). Resides in Greenville with his wife Lorri and two children and is a member of Christ Church Episcopal.
Attorney Eric Philpot has been recognized by Greenville Business Magazine as one of the Legal Elite of upstate South Carolina for personal injury and Greenville News Best of the Upstate Winner – Best Trial Lawyer.
Licensed to practice law in all South Carolina State and Federal Courts. Primary Focus: Personal Injury Litigation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall. Professional Affiliations: American Association for Justice (AAJ), South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ), Current member of the Board of Governors of the South Carolina Association of Justice (SCAJ), South Carolina and American Bar Associations, Greenville County Bar Association.
Areas of Practice
- South Carolina, 1997
- U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1998
- St Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida
- J.D., 1997
- University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina B.A.
- Major: History
Past Employment Positions
- Hon. Rodney A. Peeples, Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit State of South Carolina, Law Clerk, 1997-1998
Professional Associations and Memberships
- South Carolina Bar Association, Member
- American Bar Association, Member
- Greenville County Bar Association, Member
- American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
- South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ), Board of Governors
- Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
- AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell
- Selected as a lifetime achievement member to America’s Top 100 Attorneys
- Christ Church Episcopal, Budget Committee Member
- University of South Carolina Alumni Association, Former Board Member Local Chapter
- United Way/Palmetto Society Member
- Greenville Family Partnership, Former Board Member
- Red Ribbon Charity Golf Tournament, Former Committee Member
- Greenville Gamecock Club, Former Board of Directors