Shane M. Burroughs

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Orangeburg, South Carolina

Lanier & Burroughs, LLC
Shane M. Burroughs
Lanier & Burroughs, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 2002

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2024

Lanier & Burroughs, LLC

1325 St. Matthews Rd
Orangeburg, SC 29115 Visit website


Shane M. Burroughs is co-founder of Lanier & Burroughs, LLC, a personal injury law firm located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Mr. Burroughs has successfully represented clients across the state of South Carolina at all levels of state and federal courts, as well as other jurisdictions.  He represents clients injured by the wrongful or negligent acts of others, often in cases of catastrophic personal injury or death.  The majority of his cases involve tractor trailer accidents, motor vehicle collisions, premises liability, products liability, automotive defects, traumatic brain injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, pharmaceutical/drug liability, personal injury, insurance bad faith, workers’ compensation, and class action litigation.

Mr. Burroughs has settled or tried to verdict numerous cases resulting in recoveries of over one million dollars, which combined total nearly $100 million. He has served on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee of the South Carolina Association of Justice.  He is also active in a number of other professional organizations, including the South Carolina Judicial Conference, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, The American Association for Justice.  His honors and awards include recognition from the Million Dollar and Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 (2013-2014), The American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Litigation Lawyer under 40 (2014), ASLA Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, South Carolina (2016), and 1st Judicial Circuit Representative of the Young Lawyers Division (2007).  He has received the highest possible rating for both legal and ethical standards by Martindale Hubbell.

Shane and his wife Angela are active members of the Orangeburg community, are members of First Presbyterian Church, and have four boys. Outside of the office, Shane enjoys mentoring the youth of the community whether on the sports field or in the classroom.   He also enjoys hunting, fishing, playing golf, and attending University of South Carolina sporting events.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2002, South Carolina

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Mentor, Mellichamp Elementary School, 2006-Present  
  • Mock Trial Coach, Howard Middle School, 2003
  • MartinDale Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent, Highest Possible Rating, 2015
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 1st Judicial Circuit Representative of the Young Lawyers Division, 2007
  • ASLA Top 100 Litigation Lawyer, South Carolina, 2016
  • MartinDale Hubbell Client Distinction Award, 2015
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2013-2014
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Wall of Tolerance, Montgomery, AL  
  • Martindale Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent, Judicial Edition, 2016
  • Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Litigation Lawyer under 40, 2014
  • Dean's List, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • South Carolina, 2002
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Board of Governors
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Executive Committee
  • The American Association for Justice  
Educational Background:
  • J.D., University of South Carolina, 2002
  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 1998
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $2,000,000 for dump truck accident, 2014
  • $6,500,000 for wrongful death/excessive police force, 2016
  • $900,000 for tractor trailer accident, 2015
  • $2,500,000 for tractor trailer accident/products liability, 2014
  • $25,000,000 for negligent security/premises liability, 2016
  • $925,000 for tractor trailer accident, 2016
  • $1,091,505 for tractor trailer accident, 2015
  • $1,000,000 for tractor trailer accident, 2016
  • $805,000 for premises liability/negligent security, 2015
Industry Groups:
  • Trucking

Office location for Shane M. Burroughs

1325 St. Matthews Rd
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Phone: 803-887-0506


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2024

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