ACCL Membership Directory

L. Franklin Elmore

  • Shareholder
  • Elmore Goldsmith P.A.
  • P.O. Box 1887 ( 29602)
    55 Beattie Street, Suite 1050
  • Greenville, South Carolina 29601


  • Undergraduate: BA Francis Marion College 1973
  • Graduate: University of South Carolina
  • Law School: University of South Carolina

Professional Activities

  • Certified arbitrator and mediator
  • Member of Francis Marion University Board of Trustees
  • Former member of Board of Directors of Clemson University School of Building Science Advisory Board
  • Past President of South Carolina Transportation Policy and Research Council
  • Member of National Bond Claims Association
  • Member of Surety Claims Institute
  • General Counsel, South Carolina Asphalt Paving Association

Organizations & Committees

  • Past Chairman of Professional Responsibility Committee of South Carolina Bar Association and previously served in House of Delegates and on Board of Governors
  • Member of American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Forum on the Construction Industry, Public Contracts Section, Torts & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity & Surety Law Committee
  • Former chair of Division 10 of Forum and former member Governing Committee
  • Associated General Contractors of America, Associate Member
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Associate Member
  • Carolina Surety Association
  • Former Chairman, South Carolina Bar Construction Law Section

ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, ABA Section of Litigation, Construction Committee, ABA Section of Public Contract Law, ABA Section of Tort Insurance Practice, American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association’s Large Complex Case Panel, Associated Builders & Contractors, Associated General Contractors

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • Co-Editor. Fundamnetals fo Construction Law. 2nd Ed. ABA 2015.
  • Served as Moderator and Lecturer on Construction Law for Judicial Continuing Legal Education Division of the South Carolina Bar Association, CLE Division of South Carolina Bar Association, ABA’s Forum on Construction Industry, Association of General Contractors, Carolinas Branch, Carolinas Surety Underwriters, Carolinas Mechanical Contractors Association, Southern Electrical Contractors Association, American Arbitration Association, National Bond Claims Association, American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas and other trade groups, and conducts in-house seminars for construction clients
  • Permanent presenter, Joint Conference South Carolina Construction Law Annual Update

Court Admissions

South Carolina
4th Circuit
DC Circuit

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