Mr. Orvin's practice includes commercial transactions, real estate development and real estate and business litigation. He has an extensive amount of experience developing commercial, industrial and mixed-use properties (including “New Urbanist” projects), handling zoning matters, drafting and negotiating commercial leases, and guiding companies in the acquisition, development and sale of apartment and multifamily portfolios. He represents clients in the development and establishment of condominium regimes, marina/dockominium projects and other common interest ownership developments. He has acted as lender’s counsel in several transactional and litigation matters (including commercial loan workouts and foreclosure actions) and restructured debt on distressed properties for lenders and developers.

A portion of Mr. Orvin’s practice is focused on commercial and business litigation. He leads a team of litigation attorneys in multiple states and has litigated numerous cases in state and federal court. He has acted as outside counsel for several title insurance companies on coverage questions, bad faith claims and other claims asserted against such companies as well as representing their insureds for covered claims. In addition, he has represented several developers, lenders and loan servicers in complex business litigation matters.


    Contact information

    +1 843.720.4636
    +1 843.723.7398

    Bar admissions

    1998, Georgia
    1997, South Carolina

    Admitted to practice before:

    • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
    • United States Supreme Court