David Conner is an experienced litigator focused on products liability and asbestos defense. He has extensive experience in handling complex, multi-faceted cases at all stages, including trials in state and federal courts.
In products-liability cases, he defends manufacturers and sellers, assembling and leading teams with the legal skills needed to handle complex, technical and potentially protracted claims.
On asbestos matters, Mr. Conner and his colleague, Mott McDonald, head our asbestos team. Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd serves as national counsel for Daniel International Corporation and regional counsel for Dana Corporation, Union Carbide, Uniroyal, Amchem, CertainTeed, and other companies.
Mr. Conner has served as national coordinating counsel for United States Gypsum Company with respect to claims regarding its exterior insulation finishing system and Chinese wallboard.
Mr. Conner is also experienced in intellectual property litigation.
Mr. Conner was named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year" in Greenville. He is listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers for Personal Injury - Products: Defense.
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
American Bar Association
The Defense Research Institute, Inc.
South Carolina Bar
Erskine College, board member (2010-2014)