Spencer & Spencer, P.A. Since 1873
W. Mark White
Phone: 803-327-7191 Ext. 237
Fax: 803-327-3868
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W. Mark White

Mark is a shareholder in the firm, focusing his practice on civil litigation. Mark’s experience and practice includes commercial litigation; appellate advocacy; construction litigation; real estate and land use planning litigation; government and constitutional litigation; banking and creditor/debtor litigation; professional negligence defense; employment and labor law; and corporate law.

Mark has chaired the South Carolina Bar’s Practice and Procedure Committee; served on the Editorial Board of the Bar’s magazine, The South Carolina Lawyer; and has been a member of the Bar’s House of Delegates. Mark’s civic activities include membership in the Rock Hill Rotary Club and First Baptist Church, where he is a Sunday school teacher, coach and youth leader.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Banking
  • Banking & Creditor/Debtor Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Government and Constitutional Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Professional Negligence Defense
  • Real Estate and Land Use Planning Litigation
  • Federal and State Court Mediator
  • Education
    • Furman University
      B.S., Mathematics,
      cum laude, 1991
      Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Mu Epsilon
    • University of South Carolina
      J.D., 1994
      Order of Wig & Robe
      Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Writing and Research II;
      Legal Writing Instructor, 1993-1994, University of South Carolina School of Law;
      Student Editor, ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal, 1992-1994


    • South Carolina, 1994
    • North Carolina, 1994
    • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, 1994
    • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 1994
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 2000
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 2000
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1999

    Reported Decisions

    • D.W. Flowe & Sons, Inc. v. Christopher Const. Co., 326 S.C. 17, 482 S.E.2d 558 (Ct. App. 1997)
    • Quality Trailer Products, Inc. v. CSL Equipment Co., Inc., 349 S.C. 216, 562 S.E.2d 615 (2002)
    • McCrowey v. Zoning Bd. of Adjustment of City of Rock Hill, 360 S.C. 301, 599 S.E.2d 617 (Ct. App. 2004)
    • Catawba Indian Tribe of South Carolina v. City of Rock Hill, SC, 501 F.3d 368 (4th Cir. 2007).
    • Hill v. York County Natural Gas Authority, 384 S.C. 483, 682 S.E.2d 809 (2009)