David T. Duff

Duff, White & Turner, LLC

3700 Forest Drive
Suite 404
Columbia, South Carolina 29204


Community Property, Construction, Education, Employment, Government, Labor

David T. Duff is the firm’s specialist in employment and labor law and also practices in the areas of education law, procurement/construction, and litigation.  He represents private and public sector employers regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship.  He holds an LL.M. in Labor Law from New York University School of Law and is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a Specialist in Employment and Labor Law.  In education law, Mr. Duff’s focus is on issues related to personnel, school construction and finance, and issues related to the education and discipline of disabled students.


While he brings his skills as a mediator to each legal conflict, Mr. Duff also has extensive experience as a litigator, including trial work in state and federal court and appeals in both the state and federal systems.  He is licensed to practice before the South Carolina Supreme Court, the Federal District Court of South Carolina, the Fourth and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court.

Duff, White & Turner is more than a collection of attorneys – it is a family. The firm is made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds who, together, provide the knowledge and experience to serve an array of clients and their unique needs, ensuring that they are provided top-tier legal advice and service. From employment practices to litigation defense, DWT is capable of handling your legal needs.

We provide services which reflect our commitment to assisting clients so that they avoid legal problems by providing counseling, training, and policy development.

While we work to prevent litigation, in some cases it is inevitable. Our attorneys have the experience and skill necessary to zealously advocate our clients' best interests in state and federal courts, as well as before a wide range of administrative bodies.

Our cost-effective solutions reflect an awareness of the value you expect for your investment in legal counsel.

All principals of the firm are admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. In addition, Mr. Duff is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

The firm enjoys a rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory of "AV", which is the highest rating in the categories of legal ability ("A") and ethical standards ("V") that a law firm may receive. Since 1998 the firm has been listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

3700 Forest Dr. Suite 404

Columbia, SC 29204

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1486

Columbia, SC 29202

Phone: 803.790.0603

Fax: 803.790.0605

Email: [email protected]