Chris is an experienced trial lawyer with years of knowledge representing clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to individuals. For the first 13 years of his practice, Chris served as an equity partner for a large regional law firm. In 2018, Chris co-founded Mingledorff & Patterson, LLC for the purpose of using his experience and knowledge to ensure his clients and their needs are heard and met through diligent and quality legal work. Chris’ experience provides him with the knowledge, skill and tools to serve each and every client, and the particular needs of each client.
Chris is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in both South Carolina and Georgia. Chris and his wife, Emily, live in Charleston with their three children. They are active in their local community, church, and schools. Chris previously served as a board member of non-profit organizations, including the local Rotary club and MUST Ministries.
Chris routinely provides clients with comprehensive legal work in various practice areas, including:
· Insurance Defense;
· Commercial Litigation;
· Landlord/Tenant Disputes;
· Corporate Formations;
· Corporate Transactions;
· Insurance Coverage;
· Construction Defect Litigation;
· Employment Matters; and
· Financial Related Litigation.
Chris received a B.S. degree in Finance and a B.S. degree in International Business from Florida State University, where he was an active member and officer of his fraternity. Chris received his J.D. from Mercer University, where he was an active member of the Moot Court Team, arguing before appellate panels in Wilmington, DE and New York, NY. During his first several years of practice, Chris was recognized for several years as a Super Lawyer: Rising Star (only awarded to 2% of practicing attorneys).