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Elizabeth Fritz Bailey

Senior Counsel

(843) 714-2507
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40 Calhoun Street
Suite 350
Charleston, SC 29401


J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 2002

  • Moot Court Bar/ Order of the Barristers
  • Member, 2001 National Moot Court Team
  • Senior Articles Editor, ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal

B.A., cum laude, University of South Carolina Honors College, 1999

  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Recipient, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Award


BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review rating

Elizabeth Bailey is senior counsel and a member of the Commercial Litigation, Construction and Employment practice groups. Ms. Bailey is an experienced litigator in South Carolina, where she has practiced for thirteen years, including serving as lead counsel in jury and non-jury trials and participating in appellate proceedings. In 2012, she was an adjunct professor at the Charleston School of Law, teaching Legal Research, Analysis and Writing.

Ms. Bailey has experience with a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including contract actions, financial services, debt collection actions, tort and product liability and insurance coverage. She has also defended product manufacturers, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals against allegations of construction defects in both commercial and residential projects. She has tried numerous cases to verdict and argued before South Carolina appellate courts. Ms. Bailey has represented employers in several state and Federal employment law matters. She has prepared employment manuals and personnel policies, non-disclosure agreements, non-competition agreements, employment agreements, and severance agreements.


South Carolina

Community Involvement

Junior League of Charleston (Board of Directors 2013-2014, Nominating 2014-2015)
Board of Directors BB&T Charleston Wine and Food Festival (2008-2013)
Board of Managers for the South Carolina Historical Society (2010-2013)
2014 Roper St. Francis Foundation Fellow
Trident United Way (Womens' Leadership Counsel 2010-2012)
2006 Leadership Charleston Graduate
2006 Sponsorship Chair for Komen Charleston Race for the Cure®