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Best Lawyers® named Mott McDonald 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Environmental Litigation in Greenville, SC. 

Moffatt G. (Mott) McDonald


ONE North Main, 2nd Floor
Greenville, SC 29601-2772

Mr. McDonald is a litigator with more than 20 years of experience in a wide variety of cases.

He is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers as well as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. McDonald was named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Litigation - Environmental "Lawyer of the Year" in Greenville.  He is also listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers - Personal Injury General: Defense (2016).

Much of his recent work involves defense of toxic tort and asbestos suits

  • He and his colleague, David Conner, lead the Firm’s asbestos team, which serves as national counsel for one asbestos defendant and as regional counsel for several others. 
  • He has also tried cases for clients such as Greenville County and Daniel International in suits involving claims of groundwater contamination relating to landfills.

Mr. McDonald represents clients in a variety of complex contractual and property disputes.

  • He has tried several trust and estate matters.
  • Mr. McDonald has represented landowners in condemnation proceedings as well as businesses in contractual disputes with millions of dollars at issue.

American Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow
The Defense Research Institute, Inc.
South Carolina Bar
South Carolina Defense Lawyers
Greenville County Bar Association


Phone 864.240.3214

Fax 864.240.3300

ONE North Main, 2nd Floor
Greenville, SC 29601-2772