F. Earl Ellis, Jr.

Practicing In: South Carolina
Member Since: 2016


Ellis Mediations
850 Cross Hill Road

Columbia, SC 29205


Beginning January 1, 2018, F. Earl Ellis will be conducting a full time mediation practice at Earl Ellis Mediation.

Mr. Ellis joined the firm of Adams and Reese in 2013 as a Partner following the firm’s expansion into Columbia.

Earl was a founding partner of Ellis Lawhorne before the firm merged with Adams and Reese. He has close to 40 years of litigation experience, 20 years of mediation experience and 15 years of arbitration experience, serving as an arbitrator and certified mediator for litigants as they seek to resolve business disputes, navigate dissolution, dispose of complex fee disputes, and adjudicate tort actions.

His mediation experience includes commercial, product liability, medical malpractice, nursing home, and workers’ compensation disputes. Earl is familiar with complex mediations, having conducted weeklong mediations and structured multi-party settlements. With experience in traditional litigation and workers’ compensation, he is adept at resolving cases involving traditional liability and workers’ compensation issues simultaneously and addressing all claims, liens and Medicare set-asides issues in one setting.

Education / Training

University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1975
Davidson College, B.A., 1972

Types of Cases Mediated