John B. White, Jr. receives USC School of Law Compleat Lawyer Platinum Award

Award recognizes over 31 years of practice featuring outstanding civic and professional accomplishments

John B. White Jr.

Spartanburg, S.C. — John B. White, Jr., of Harrison White, P.C., a full-service law firm in Spartanburg, S.C., and a 1976 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, is a Platinum Recipient of the 2020 Compleat Lawyer Award.

Designed to recognize USC School of Law alumni for outstanding civic and professional accomplishments, Platinum Compleat Lawyer Award recipients are attorneys who have practiced for at least 31 or more years. The Compleat Lawyer Award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the legal profession and who exemplify the highest standards of professional competence, ethics, and integrity. The 2020 Awards Ceremony, which was held in 2021 because of the pandemic, may be viewed here.

“I am honored to receive the Platinum Compleat Lawyer Award from my law school alma mater, and I have appreciated the ability to serve South Carolinians for nearly 45 years,” says White. “I have been able to help clients through difficult situations, often when they are facing the biggest challenges in their lives. It is an incredible responsibility and an incredible gift to be able to make a positive difference in the lives of my clients.”

Harrison White, P.C. partner and family law attorney Allison Dunham has worked with White for the past 15 years. “Both the firm and the Upstate owe a debt of gratitude to John,” says Dunham. “He is an outstanding member of our community and is the exceptional embodiment of a USC School of Law graduate.”

Throughout his legal career, White has participated in hundreds of jury trials with numerous verdicts and successful settlements, including a $327 million jury verdict against Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals in 2011. He has been named a Best Lawyer in America since 2007 and a South Carolina Super Lawyer for the past 10 years and serves on the State’s chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Association for Justice. Additionally, Governor Henry McMaster appointed White as the Chairman of the Board of the South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank.  Learn more about John here. Learn more about USC’s Compleat Lawyer Awards here.

With nearly two centuries of combined professional experience, the attorneys at Harrison White, P.C. serve the upstate of South Carolina in state and federal courts in multiple practice areas, including personal injury, family law, criminal defense, workers’ compensation, pharmaceutical litigation and appellate practice. Harrison White’s mission is to compassionately improve the lives of our clients by working tirelessly to offer integrity-driven, results-oriented legal services.



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