Tom is a founding member of Kenison, Dudley and Crawford, LLC and practices in the firm’s Greenville, SC office. Focusing in the area of construction litigation, he is admitted in both North and South Carolina. A 1988 cum laude graduate of the Citadel, he served six years in the SCARNG as an armor officer. He earned his J.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1992. Tom is a member of the South Carolina Bar (Past Chairman of the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section and Past Chairman of the Construction Law Section). He is also a member of the Greenville County Bar Association and the ABA Construction Law Forum. Tom is a Panel Member for the American Arbitration Association serving as an Arbitrator for the Construction Industry. He has also been trained and is available to serve as a mediator.
Tom has represented clients in state and federal Court in South Carolina, North Carolina, Ohio, and New Jersey. His trial experiences extend beyond the courtroom to the South Carolina Administrative Law Judge Division, SC State Engineer’s Office, SC DOT Dispute Review Board, numerous South Carolina LLR licensing boards, and state and federal procurement review boards and panels.
Always aware that there hasn’t been a case he couldn’t lose, Tom welcomes the opportunity to present his clients’ cases in court and in arbitration. He is a big advocate of mediation and believes a well-prepared case for trial or arbitration puts his clients in the best position to get a favorable settlement. A self-admitted construction geek, Tom considers himself blessed to have found a wonderful group of people to work with and an area of law that he loves.