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Fred B. Newby

Managing Partner
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Phone: (843) 449-9417
Fax: (843) 449-9419

4593 Oleander Dr
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577

Fred Newby has over 30 years experience in private practice, during which he has divided his work between the representation of individuals, personal and business litigation and transactional matters.

The litigation experience extends from personal and individual matters such as personal injury, to complex commercial litigation relating to business and construction matters.

The transactional experience ranges from the structuring and acquisition of businesses and commercial real estate sales to real estate development and individual residential real estate matters.

Mr. Newby has the highest available peer view rating from Martindale Hubbell.  An AV® rating is a significant accomplishment - a testament to the fact that lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. A lawyer must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or more to receive an AV rating.  For more information, please view the Martindale Hubbell website at martindale.com or you may find explanation of the ratings at the following link:

"CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies."

Rating Explanation: Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.


Juris Doctor, University of South Carolina, 1974

Bachelor of Arts, University of South Carolina, 1971

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice South Carolina, 1974
United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, 1975
United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1981
United States Supreme Court, 1991
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Bar Association

South Carolina Bar Association

Horry County Bar Association

Community Activities

Adjunct Professor of International Studies - Coastal Carolina University (1990 - 2005)
Board Member and President of the Pawleys Island Festival of Art and Music, Pawleys Island, South Carolina.
Member - Legislative Policy Council, Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
Past President - Myrtle Beach Sister Cities Committee
Chairman - Myrtle Beach Correct Count Committee - 2000 Census

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