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November 16, 2021

7 Due Diligence Issues to Avoid False Claims Act Lawsuits

Nelson Mullins partners Jennifer Malinovsky and Ed White join Alice Harris, an attorney with Nexsen Pruet, to go over the key compliance areas to look for in due diligence. 

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David G. Traylor, Jr.

David G. Traylor, Jr.


1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201

David practices in the areas of asbestos litigation, toxic torts, and mass torts.

David practices in the areas of asbestos litigation, toxic torts, and mass torts.

David G. Traylor, Jr.

David practices in the areas of asbestos litigation, toxic torts, and mass torts.


Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Involved in asbestos and toxic tort litigation since 1982, having participated in single plaintiff, consolidated, and mass trials for various defendants
  • Tried asbestos cases in state and federal courts in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
  • Managed witness development, preparation, and examination, and he has participated in the development of defense medical experts and state of the art experts
  • Experienced in the area of asbestos case management and administration
  • Managed cases from service of complaint to settlement or dismissal, supervised local counsel in a number of jurisdictions, and coordinated with regional/national counsel
  • Deposed plaintiffs, product identification witnesses, and other witnesses
  • Handled toxic tort matters, such as chemical exposure and formaldehyde cases
  • Participated in court-ordered settlement conferences, mediations, and arbitrations
  • Negotiation experience and has negotiated global settlements and claims handling administrative agreements
  • Settled individual cases and large groups of cases for numerous defendants


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (1981)
    • Member, National Moot Court Team
    • Member, South Carolina Law Review
  • University of South Carolina, MA, English (1974)
  • University of South Carolina, BA, English (1972)


  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
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