Dean Best is a trial lawyer with significant experience in construction defect cases.
Mr. Best has represented general contractors, developers and subcontractors in more than 250 construction matters, including a significant number of multimillion dollar cases.
Focusing first and foremost on his clients’ goals, Mr. Best applies years of construction law experience to develop strategies that best meet their business needs.
In addition to construction cases, Mr. Best has won victories in complex cases in other fields, including products liability, premises liability and personal injury actions.
In large cases involving numerous plaintiffs and defendants, Mr. Best has the courtroom experience and ability to marshal the resources needed to prevail.
Mr. Best has represented developers in construction-defect cases involving both original construction and condominium conversions.
He successfully defended a national window manufacturer in a case involving an alleged product defect.
Prior to founding Best Honeycutt, P.A., Mr. Best was a shareholder in Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Charleston office.
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
American Bar Association (Consortium on the Construction Industry)
South Carolina Bar
South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
Defense Research Institute
The University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1996
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, B.A. Political Science, cum laude, 1993