James W. Fayssoux, Jr.

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Greenville, South Carolina

Fayssoux & Landis, P.A.
James W. Fayssoux, Jr.
Fayssoux & Landis, P.A.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, General Litigation; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 1999

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
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Fayssoux & Landis, P.A.

209 E Washington St
Greenville, SC 29601 Visit website

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James W. "Wally" Fayssoux Jr. is a personal injury attorney at Fayssoux & Landis Attorneys at Law, which is based in Greenville, South Carolina. He focuses his practice mostly on personal injury matters, but also takes on general litigation and criminal defense matters. Serving clients in South Carolina, he has been in the field of law for over two decades.  

Among the cases Mr. Fayssoux accepts are automobile and trucking accidents, wrongful death, Dram Shop claims and alcohol related negligence, product liability, business litigation, eminent domain and condemnation, fraud and intentional torts. He is licensed to practice in South Carolina, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. 

With a major in business, Mr. Fayssoux obtained his bachelor’s degree from The Citadel. He pursued his legal studies at the University of South Carolina School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 1999. Over the past 25 years, he's tried cases throughout South Carolina and won numerous notable verdicts and settlements across the state, including three of the top five highest personal injury verdicts in the history of the Greenville County state court system along with  several multi-million dollar verdicts in other counties throughout the State. 

Mr. Fayssoux is a member and past President of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, the Greenville County Bar Association, the South Carolina Association for Justice and a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. 

Commended for his work in the legal field, Mr. Fayssoux was listed on the Legal Elite of the Upstate list for 14 consecutive years. He was also named the Young Lawyer of the Year in 2008 and the Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2015 by South Carolina ABOTA. He is a part of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum’s Top Trial Lawyers in America list.   He is a passionate trial lawyer who takes great pride in that title and the ability to take his client's cases before a jury to achieve the maximum possible result.    

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, General Litigation

Focus areas

Assault & Battery, Brain Injury, Criminal Law, Dram Shop Laws, Litigation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Murder, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% General Litigation

First Admitted: 1999, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://fayssouxlaw.com/wally-fayssoux/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Citadel Alumni Association
Educational Background:
  • The Citadel, B.S. in Business, 1996
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presented Direct Examination of Plaintiff's Expert for 2015 ABOTA CLE, Speaker - Plaintiff's Counsel, ABOTA Masters in Trial CLE, 2015
  • Presented CLE on Cross Examination of Experts through SCRE 803(18), Speaker, It's All A Game - Top Trial Lawyers Tackle Evidence, 2011
  • Plaintiff's Co-Counsel for the South Carolina Bar SCRCP 403 Mock Trial Project to Train New Lawyers, 2014 - Direct, Cross and Closing Arguments, Plaintiff's Counsel, 2014
  • Presented CLE on Products Liability Evidence, Speaker, Top Trial Lawyers Tackle Evidence: CLE, 2013
  • Presented Direct Examination of Plaintiff's Expert for 2017 ABOTA CLE, Speaker - Plaintiff's Counsel, ABOTA Masters in Trial CLE, 2017
  • Speaker, How to Present Damages in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases, 2016
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Inducted as a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, 2019
  • National Board Member of American Board of Trial Advocates, 2020
  • Inducted as Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • President of South Carolina Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, 2019
  • South Carolina Lawyer Mentoring Program  , 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2000
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member Upstate Inn of Court, Member SCAJ
  • South Carolina, 1999
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Selected to particpate as a member of Plaintiff's Counsel for the South Carolina SCRCP 403 Mock Trial Project to Train New Lawyers, 2014
  • Member of Plaintiff's Team for ABOTA Masters in Trial Seminar and CLE, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2000
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • President of the South Carolina Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, 2019
  • Gibson v. Full House Sportszaria - $7,250,000.00  Verdict For Plaintiff, 2019
  • USA v. Trooper Steven Garren  - 1984 Civil Rights Violation 5 Day Jury Trial - NOT GUILTY Verdict for Defendant, 2010
  • Lockhart v. City of Simpsonville - Inverse Condemnation/Trespass 4 Day Jury Trial-Verdict for Plaintiff - $185,000.00, 2008
  • Berry v. Wentzky - Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death 5 Day Jury Trial - Verdict for Plaintiff $2,500.000.00, 2003
  • State v. Combs -   Obtained consecutive Mistrials on two week long Murder trials involving a Eutawville Police Chief., 2015
  • McKinnon v. Dbouk - Breach of Contract / Malicious Prosecution 4 day trial - Verdict for Plaintiff - $180,000.00, 2010
  • Carter v. Ford - Products Liability Three Week Jury Trial - Verdict for Plaintiff $3,000,000.00, 2006
  • $3,875,000.00 - Dram Shop Case - Longstreet v. TLC - Verdict for Plaintiff, 2015
  • Solomon v. Hampton Regional et al - Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death 5 day trial - Verdict for Plaintiff $10,900,000.00, 2012
  • Watson v. Ford - Products Liability Three Week Jury Trial - Verdict for Plaintiff - $15,000,000.00, 2006
  • Capell v. Villaverde - Automobile Accident - Verdict for the Plaintiff - $350,000.00, 2014
Honors/Awards:
  • , Upstate Legal Elite, Greenville Business Magazine, 2021
  • , Legal Elite , Greenville Business Magazine, 2022
  • Legal Elite in Personal Injury and/or Criminal Law for 10th Consecutive Year, Legal Elite, Greenville Business Magazine, 2019
  • , Legal Elite in Personal Injury and Criminal Law - 10th Consecutive Year, Greenville Business Magazine, 2020
  • Receiptant of the 2008 South Carolina Young Lawyer of the Year award from the American Board of Trial Advocates. Invited to become a Member of ABOTA and achieved the rank of Associate in 2009, South Carolina Young Lawyer of the Year, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2008
  • Accepted Membership in Multi Million Dollars Advocates Forum - The Top Trial Lawyers in America, Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2012
  • Member, National Moot Court Team, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1999
  • Leadership in law Honoree, 2013
  • Elected President of South Carolina Chapter of ABOTA, 2017
  • Recognized as "Legal Elite" for Upstate South Carolina  Greenville Business Magazine in area of Personal Injury, Legal Elite, Greenville Business Magazine, 2012
  • Recognized as "Legal Elite" for Upstate South Carolina Greenville Business Magazine for years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, Legal Elite, Greenville Business Magazine, 2017
  • Member, Order of the Barristers, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1999
  • Upstate Legal Elite, Greenville Business Magazine, 2012
  • Inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 South Carolina Lawyers Under 40 Years of Age, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2012
  • Recognized as a finalist for 2013 Leadership in Law , Leadership in Law Award, S.C. Lawyer's Weekly, 2013
  • South Carolina ABOTA as "Young Lawyer Of The Year", 2008
  • Recipient of 2015 "Jeter Rhodes" Lawyer of the Year for South Carolina Chapter of ABOTA.  Wally is the youngest chapter member to ever receive this award and the first member to receive both the Young Lawyer of the Year and Lawyer of the Year Awards., South Carolina Lawyer of the Year, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2016

Office location for James W. Fayssoux, Jr.

209 E Washington St
Greenville, SC 29601

Phone: 864-696-3563

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