Ross C. DuRant

Ross C. DuRant

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Ross DuRant is on the Products Liability and Insurance Litigation teams in Turner Padget’s Columbia office.

His practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury defense and complex products defense. Ross is a diligent and assiduous attorney, enabling him to provide both excellent work product and efficient responsiveness to his clients.

Ross received his Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University in 2015, graduating cum laude, and finishing on the President’s list seven of his eight semesters. Ross spent the summer before his final undergraduate year, working for Senator Lindsey Graham in Washington D.C. Immediately after graduating from Clemson, Ross attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, again graduating cum laude. While in law school, Ross served on the South Carolina Law Review as an editorial member, and then as a Senior Article Editor. He appeared on the Dean’s list four times, the President’s list once, received the CALI award in Employment Discrimination, and received the “LRAW Champion” award in his Legal, Research, Analysis & Writing class.

Ross worked full-time for Turner Padget as a Law Clerk for two summers while in law school, and part-time during his final year of school, and was pleased to join the firm as a full-time associate upon graduating.

Ross grew up in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, and has lived in South Carolina his entire life. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, exercising and playing sports, and cheering on the Clemson Tigers. Ross and his fiancé Casey welcomed a beautiful baby girl into their family in 2020, and Emma has been a wonderful new addition to their family.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 2018
  • Clemson University, B.S., 2015
  • South Carolina Bar, 2018
  • South Carolina Federal District Court, 2018
  • Richland County Bar Association (2018-present); and Young Lawyers Division (2018-present).
  • South Carolina Law Review – Article Editor 2016-2018
  • American Bar Association (2018-present)
  • Cum Laude in Undergraduate & Law School
  • Other Law School Accolades – President’s List (1 time 2018) & Dean’s List (4 times 2016-17)
  • Legal, Research, Analysis & Writing “Champion” (law school 2016 1L year)
  • CALI Award in Employment Discrimination (law school 2017 2L year)

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