Advocates with Integrity.

Riley Pope & Laney is a full-service law firm representing business and financial interests throughout North and South Carolina. Our goal is to deliver practical approaches to efficiently and effectively resolve your issues. We are strategic in our approach and steadfast in our advocacy as we advance business in the Carolinas.

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practice areas

Government Relations

We provide strategic counsel and legislative representation for clients before the South Carolina General Assembly, Governor’s office, state agencies and local governments. Our team advocates ardently for our clients without compromising ethical responsibility.

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Default Services

Our attorneys and staff have spent over 20 years working in all aspects of default servicing, from title curative, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, loss mitigation, litigation and bankruptcy through eviction, mobile home titling, REO sale and closing.

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Our litigation attorneys have experience in insurance defense, commercial litigation, title and foreclosure disputes, employment litigation and governmental defense. We have experience handling all aspects of appellate law, in any court venue.

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Business Transactions

We have worked extensively with commercial transactions, including transactions involving software licensing, technology services, hardware acquisitions, utility fuel purchases, real property leases, rail transportation and private equity.

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Patents and Trademarks

Our Registered Patent Attorneys 90+ combined years working in this area of the law translates to hundreds of patent applications filed and prosecuted and thousands of trademarks filed in both the U.S. and foreign countries.

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Real Estate

Our real estate group can handle commercial and residential closings, refinance transactions, commercial leases, and title dispute issues. Real estate is often the biggest investment in your life. Managing the details is crucial to your financial and legal peace of mind.

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Our intellectual property and business law teams handle commercial transactions, intellectual property licensing and technology agreements.

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Estate & Probate

We utilize these same principals to provide clients excellent legal guidance to accomplish their life planning goals. Our attorneys and staff take the time to understand our client’s desires then devise a strategy for safeguarding those desires.

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South Carolina courts increasingly require litigants to engage in mediation before a case can go to trial. Riley Pope & Laney mediation services offer our business clients this cost effective and efficient alternative to expensive trials.

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Riley Pope & Laney was founded in 2001 by Ted Riley, Lowndes Pope, and Roy Laney. Since its founding, our firm has continually grown and we now have offices in Columbia, South Carolina, Charleston, SC and Charlotte, North Carolina. Our attorneys provide services in the areas of government relations, litigation, default services, real estate and commercial transactions. We practice in all state and federal courts in North and South Carolina, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the United States Supreme Court.

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