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John B. White, Jr.

John White, Jr.

Harrison White Smith & Coggins, PC
178 West Main Street, PO Box 3547
Spartanburg, SC 29304
Phone 864-585-5100
Fax 864-591-0491


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2015

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 years bottom-image

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Business Litigation

Family Law

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Attorney John B. White is a founder and managing partner of the law firm Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C., of Spartanburg, South Carolina. He handles cases involving complex litigation at the state and the federal levels in civil and criminal courtrooms.

A lifelong resident of South Carolina, lawyer John White was admitted to the South Carolina State Bar Association in 1969. He is also admitted to the bar in the U.S. District Court of the District of South Carolina, the U.S District Court in the Northern District of Florida, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.

He has handled cases that include:

  • The state of South Carolina v. Hong Thi Tuyet Ho
  • The state of South Carolina v. Eli Lilly, in which he won a $45 million pharmaceutical settlement
  • Jeff Salazar, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, v. Capital One Bank and Capital One Services Inc.
  • Fernanders v. International Pavilion, L.P., and FKL Go Karts Inc.
  • Kapasi v. Emily Sue Griffith and RL Jordan Oil Co. of North Carolina
  • Carter v. RL Jordan Oil Co. Inc., Equipment Maintenance and Repairs Inc. and Fruehauf Inc.

Mr. White has earned recognition and respect as a leader in both the civic and the legal community. He has been selected by his legal peers for inclusion in the South Carolina Super Lawyers listing (2008-2011) and has been included in the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2007.

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About John White, Jr.

Law School: University of South Carolina School of Law

Admitted: 1976, South Carolina

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