Jared Garraux
  • Office: 1900 Barnwell Street 
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 7788 
  • Columbia, SC 29202
  • Jared H. Garraux 

  • Shareholder 
  • Columbia Office
Practice Areas
  • Construction Law 
  • Insurance Defense 
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Clemson University (B.S., Construction Management, magna cum laude, 1998) 
  • University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2007)
Bar Admissions
  • 2007, South Carolina Bar 
  • 2007, Richland County Bar 
  • 2008, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

Jared H. Garraux joined Richardson Plowden in 2007 in the Columbia office. In 2014, he was named a shareholder in the Firm. His practice primarily focuses on construction law, including construction litigation, contract drafting and negotiation, claims resolution and avoidance, design professional malpractice, and insurance defense. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Garraux worked as an estimator and project manager in various construction disciplines, including highway construction, site development, heavy civil construction, and industrial construction.

Mr. Garraux's Experience Includes:

  • Representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and other construction-related entities. 
  • Contract drafting, filing of mechanic's liens, handling contractual disputes between construction entities, and defending construction entities in construction defect litigation.
Scholarly Lectures and Speaking Engagements 
  • Lecturer, South Carolina Building Codes, Lorman Education Services 

Pro Bono/Community Involvement

  • Co-founder, the Columbia Basketball League, in which attorneys from the community provide support to the Epworth Children's Home. 


  • Production Editor, ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal (2006-2007)
Other Professional
  • Member, American Bar Association, Construction Forum 
  • Member, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association (SCDTAA) 
  • Past President, Young Lawyers Division of SCDTAA (2010-2012) 
  • Member, Construction Section of the South Carolina Bar 
  • Member, Defense Research Institute 
  • Leadership Columbia, Class of 2013 Graduate
Awards, Honors, Accolades
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  • 2017-2014 Rising Star, South Carolina Super Lawyers for Construction Law Rated BV Distinguished® for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability, Martindale-Hubbell American Finalist, South Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2011 Emerging Legal Leaders
  • October 2015, Selected as one of the Columbia area Legal Elite by Greater Columbia Business Monthly