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About Gerald Finkel

Gerald M. Finkel, a leading South Carolina attorney in insurance law, teaches insurance law, trial advocacy and torts.
Finkel is the founding member of Finkel Law Firm, LLC, a major South Carolina business law firm with offices in Columbia, North Charleston and Georgetown.
Finkel, who has taught trial advocacy and insurance law at the University of South Carolina, is past president of the S.C. Trial Lawyers Association and a former member of the S.C. Bar's Board of Governors. He has published extensively in the areas of business law, insurance law and torts and serves on the Consultative Committee for the restatement of Torts 3rd as a member of the America Law Institute. He has a bachelor's degree from New York University and a law degree from the University of South Carolina Law School.


2016 - Present Faculty Member, Charleston School of Law

Curriculum Vitae



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  • Insurance Law
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Torts

Contact Information

Prof. Jerry Finkel
P.O. Box 535
Charleston, S.C. 29402