Gary W. Poliakoff, (P.A.)

Attorney in Spartanburg, SC
Recipient: AmJur Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law, 1977; Lawyer of the Year Award, South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program, 1988; Victims Voice Award, South Carolina Jury Trial Foundation, 1995; Public Citizen Award, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1996; Board of Advisers, Charleston School of Law; Board of Advisers, University of South Carolina - Upstate; Editor and Co-Author: Environmental Law in South Carolina, published with Federal funding, 1977; Author: "Bad Boy Environmental Legislation-A Necessary Regulatory Tool for South Carolina," S.C., Environmental Law Journal, 1992; "Environmental Law in S.C.: Protection v. Pollution," The Bulletin magazine, S.C. Trial Lawyers Association, Spring 1991; "Practicing Environmental Law in S.C.," Spotlight, S.C. Association of Legal Secretaries Magazine, 1995; "Practicing Environmental Law," The Bulletin magazine, S.C. Trial Lawyers Assn., June, 2000, reprinted in Texas Trial Lawyers Magazine, February 2001. Chairman, Spartanburg County Democratic Party, 1982-1984; Treasurer, 1986-1994; Vice-Chairman, 1994-1996; Member, Spartanburg County Public Defender Board of Commissioners, 1978-1982; Member, Board of Directors: South Carolina Environmental Law Project, 1990-1995; Citizens Local Environmental Action Network; Piedmont Conservancy, Inc.; Board Certified, Civil Litigation; S.C. Forestry Commission, Commissioner 2001-2006, Vice-Chair 2005-2006; Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and South Carolina Super Lawyers; Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Pre-Eminent Lawyers.
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Contamination Litigation
  • Toxic Exposure Litigation
  • Nursing Home Litigation


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5.0 out of 5.0

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Experience & Credentials


Senior Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1977, South Carolina

Law School Attended

University of South Carolina
Class of 1977

University Attended

Washington & Lee University
Class of 1973

Birth Information

Born in 1951
Spartanburg, South Carolina, September 19, 1951

Associations & Memberships

Spartanburg County (Secretary, 1977-1979; Chairman, Medical-Legal Committee, 1987-1994) and American Bar Associations; South Carolina Bar (Public Issues Committee, 1982-1984; Judicial... More

Bar Fellowship

S.C. Bar Association (Sustaining Fellow).

Contact Information






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Office Information
Gary W. Poliakoff, (P.A.)
Senior Partner
 215 Magnolia Street, P.O. Box 1571,
Spartanburg, SC 29304-1571


Poliakoff & Associates, P.A. (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

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