Dave Howser is a partner and shareholder in litigation concentrating his practice in professional liability law, products liability, defense trial litigation, business litigation, and insurance coverage. He is particularly involved in the representation of architects, engineers, attorneys and other professionals in malpractice or professional liability cases. Dave was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is a graduate of Duke University (B.A., 1966) and the University of South Carolina (J.D., cum laude, 1969). Mr. Howser was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1969.
During law school, he was a member of Phi Delta Phi and was inducted into the Order of Wig and Robe. Active in the International Association of Defense Counsel, Mr. Howser served as a member of the IADC Executive Committee from 1994 to 1997. He is the author of numerous articles in the area of insurance coverage and has written extensively in the area of professional ethics.
Dave is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, the Richland County Bar Association, the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the American Board of Trial Advocates (South Carolina Chapter Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2007). He is a Master of the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court (President, 2009-2010). He is also a permanent member of the Judicial Conference of the Fourth Circuit. Mr. Howser has been named a Super Lawyer in South Carolina and maintains an AV rating in Martindale Hubbell.