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John G. Tamasitis

Columbia | 803.253.8923
Fax | 803.255.8017

John Tamasitis practices in the areas of commercial contracts, construction, and business disputes. He works with clients on disputes involving breach of contract, unfair trade practices and construction defects. John also has experience representing commercial investors, utilities and financial institutions in connection with commercial bankruptcy, insolvency and creditors’ rights issues.

John is also an adjunct instructor for the University of South Carolina School of Law's Veterans Legal Clinic, which serves the legal needs of indigent veterans and their families living in the state. 

While earning his law degree at the University of South Carolina School of Law, he was the Fourth Circuit editor for the South Carolina Law Review. In addition, he was a member of the Veterans and Service Members in Law Society.

Prior to practicing law, John served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. He served as the counterintelligence branch chief for two bases in Florida, directing anti-terrorism and counterintelligence investigations and services with the FBI and other government agencies. He also led a counterintelligence and counterinsurgency team in Afghanistan and was awarded a Bronze Star for his service. He received his bachelor's degree at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he was class president and a cadet squadron commander.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in Commercial Litigation, 2021
  • Columbia Business Monthly's "Legal Elite" in Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights, 2020
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Three Air Force Commendation Medals
  • Joint Service Achievement Medal
  • Order of the Coif and the Order of the Wig and Robe at University of South Carolina School of Law


  • South Carolina Bar, Military and Veterans Law Section, Chair-Elect, Council Member; Young Lawyers Division, iCivics Committee and Military Support Committee
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, Board of Directors, Columbia Representative, 2018
  • Midlands Junior Golf Foundation, Founding Member and Treasurer
  • The First Tee of Columbia, Advisory Committee