Leslie A. Cotter, Jr., is a shareholder of Richardson Plowden in the Columbia office. He focuses his practice on professional (legal, accounting, medical) malpractice defense, insurance defense litigation, mediation/arbitration, employment and civil rights litigation, products liability and personal injury defense, and governmental liability defense.
Mr. Cotter's experience includes:
Before joining Richardson Plowden, Mr. Cotter was a judicial law clerk for South Carolina Circuit Judge Rodney A. Peeples and United States District Court Judge Clyde H. Hamilton, who is currently a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Scholarly Lectures and Speaking Engagements
Pro Bono/Community Involvement
Rated AV Preeminent® for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability, Martindale-Hubbell American since 1995
2010-2016, Listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Legal Malpractice Law
2013, Matthew J. Perry, Jr., Civility Award for the Richland County Bar Association for exemplary professional civility
2012, Selected as Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers® Columbia, SC, Legal Malpractice Law
American Jurisprudence Award in Conflicts of Law