Member Profile

Alfred A. Johnston Cox

Mr. Alfred A. Johnston Cox

Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.
P. O. Box 7368
1201 Main Street, Suite 1200
Columbia, SC 29202

Phone: 8037791833
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Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Casualty
  • Commercial Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Governmental Liability
  • Industry Litigation
  • Insurance Fraud and Suspicious Claims
  • Insurance Law
  • Mass Tort

Positions Held

  • Mentor Committee - 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017-2018
  • National Membership Committee
  • Vice Chair - 2015
  • Membership Committee Chair - 2016-2021
  • Membership Committee EC Liaison - 2016-2017
  • 2017-2018
  • Ad Hoc Vendor Committee - 2017-2018
  • Meeting Host: 2021
  • Class of 2024

Meetings Attended

  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Practice and Personal Background

Johnston Cox is a shareholder at Gallivan, White and Boyd, P.A. in the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina office. Johnston’s practice centers on the representation of insurance companies; transportation companies with an emphasis on motor carriers; residential and commercial builders and contractors; municipalities; and local, regional and national retail establishments in a broad range of disputes. During his 20 year legal career, Johnston has gathered a wealth of legal knowledge and experience from representation of clients in those industries. Some of his most notable cases include: • Multi-Million Dollar Class Action Suits • High-profile Business Disputes • Insurance Institutional Bad Faith Litigation • High-Profile Defamation Suits • Complex insurance coverage issues and declaratory judgment actions. • Law enforcement use of force actions. Johnston’s reputation as a service oriented attorney has been built steadily over the years. He is attentive to the needs of clients and works cases diligently to produce the best possible results. Johnston takes the time to really get to know his clients and his client’s business. This little bit of extra time and the knowledge gained from it makes all the difference when providing an elevated level of client service.

Firm Description

We are a firm of sixty eight attorneys devoted exclusively to representing corporations and insurance companies in all types of litigation and disputes. We pride ourselves on early resolution of disputes through counseling and advice.

About ADTA

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