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Steve Kropski

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  • University of South Carolina, School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • Furman University, B.A., 2007


  • South Carolina
  • New York


  • South Carolina Bar
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association

Steve is an experienced litigator representing clients in a broad array of practice areas. Steve's litigation practice involves representation of businesses of all sizes, from large institutional clients, private equity funds, and developers, to family owned small businesses and start-ups in all aspects of litigation including partnership disputes, contract matters, and trade secret and employment litigation. As an experienced commercial litigator, Steve excels in counseling his clients on the most efficient and cost-effective solutions, while providing high level advocacy for complex issue.

Steve has also become one of the leading attorneys in the area in for the representation real estate professionals, acting as outside counsel for two of the largest real estate brokerages in the tri-county area. In this capacity, Steve routinely advises real estate professionals on day-to-day issues that arise in their practices, represents professional in real estate related litigation, and defends real estate professionals from administrative and licensing complaints.

In addition to his litigation practice, a significant part of Steve's practice involves serving as an outside general counsel to his clients, providing strategic business counsel focused on achieving the clients' objectives and promoting their interests. As general counsel, Steve advises his entrepreneurial and business-oriented clients on new business development, financing, organizational restructuring, acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, employment issues and everyday business affairs both in and outside of South Carolina.


  • Representation of licensed professionals in defense of professional malpractice lawsuits, arbitrations and administrative complaints
  • Representation of businesses in class action and individual employment disputes
  • Representation of businesses and business owners in shareholder disputes and derivative actions
  • Defense and prosecution of commercial and residential insurance coverage disputes
  • Representation of financial service companies in disputes arising out of complex secured and unsecured financing arrangements
  • Multi-million-dollar acquisitions and divestitures
  • Representation of clients in zoning and land use matters


Business and Corporate Law; Construction Law; Civil Litigation and Appellate Practice; Labor and Employment; Insurance Coverage

Professional Liability

Representation of professionals including
attorneys, accountants, real estate professionals,
and others in complex malpractice cases.

Business Litigation

Representing both Fortune 500
companies and small businesses.

Insurance Coverage

Insurance coverage is often a
large component of civil actions.

Construction Litigation

Experienced in helping client's steer clear
of the problem scenarios as well as real
guidance when conflicts emerge.

General Litigation

Experienced in all types of litigation including accidents,
defective products, real estate disputes, wills and estates, homeowner's associations and many others.

Employment Litigation

Earhart Overstreet handles all aspects of employment disputes, including wrongful termination, discrimination, and related claims.

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