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John G Tamasitis

  • Real Estate Law, Business Law, Bankruptcy ...
  • South Carolina
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Biography

John focuses his practice on business transactions, commercial real estate development, commercial leasing, and commercial lending. John also has experience representing commercial investors, utilities, and financial institutions in connection with commercial bankruptcy, insolvency, creditors’ rights issues, and all phases of real estate litigation law, as well as commercial and real estate litigation.

John is currently an adjunct instructor for the University of South Carolina School of Law’s Veterans Legal Clinic, which serves the legal needs of indigent veterans and their families living in South Carolina.

John has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America as “Ones to Watch” in Commercial Litigation in 2021 and selected as one of Columbia Business Monthly’s “Legal Elite” in Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights in 2020.

While earning his law degree at the University of South Carolina School of Law, he was the Fourth Circuit Editor for the South Carolina Law Review. In addition, he was a member of the Veterans and Service Members in Law Society.

Prior to practicing law, John served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, ultimately obtaining the rank of Captain. He served as the counterintelligence branch chief for two bases in Florida, directing anti-terrorism and counterintelligence investigations and services with the FBI and other government agencies. He also led a counterintelligence and counterinsurgency teams in Afghanistan and was awarded the Bronze Star for his efforts.

John received his bachelor’s degree at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he served as the class president and a cadet squadron commander.

Prior to joining Graybill, Lanchse & Vinzani, John’s practice focused primary on commercial real estate and construction litigation, banking and financial services litigation, and commercial bankruptcy with a large regional firm in Columbia.

Practice Areas
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Finance, Business Litigation, Franchising, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
South Carolina Bar
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4th Circuit
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Professional Experience
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP
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Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA
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Associate Attorney
United States Air Force
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Captain
Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (2014)
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Honors: Order of the Coif Member of the Wig and Robe Richard J. Foster (Highest GPA for 1L Class)
Activities: Veterans and Servicemembers at Law Society Federalist Society
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United States Air Force Academy
B.S. (2005)
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Honors: Distinguished Graduate - Business Management
Activities: Class of 2005 President Cadet Squadron Commander
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Awards
"Ones to Watch" in Commercial Litigation
The Best Lawyers
"Legal Elite" in Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
Columbia Business Monthly
Joint Service Achievement Medal
United States Air Force
Bronze Star
United States Air Force
Professional Associations
South Carolina Bar  # 101875
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Eight Things Every Young Lawyer Needs to Know About Bankruptcy Law
South Carolina Yougn Lawyer Newsletter, Vol. 9, Issue 2
'Things Have Changed in the South' - How Preclearance of South Carolina's Voter Photo ID Law Demonstrates that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is No Longer a Constitutional Remedy, 64 S.C. L. Rev. 959
South Carolina Law Review
Contact & Map
Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC
2721 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Telephone: (803) 360-2970