Elliott Daniels is an associate with Murphy & Grantland in Columbia, S.C. He concentrates his legal practice on civil defense of insurance companies, businesses and individuals in a wide variety of civil matters. Elliott is a member of the South Carolina Bar and he is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.
Elliott attended The George Washington University on an athletic scholarship, where he obtained both his undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees. He also studied law at Oxford University, New College, in a summer program, and served on the International Human Rights Clinic at GW Law.
Prior to law school, Elliott worked in Washington, D.C. and abroad in the international development and human rights fields. During law school, Elliott worked as a law clerk for nonprofit organizations, and as a law clerk for two terms with an appellate office in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Elliott is a native of Hilton Head, S.C., and is married to Amber Daniels of Savannah, Ga. They are active members in Shandon Baptist Church, and they enjoy spending time with their newborn daughter at home in the low country.
He maintains a commitment to pro bono practice, representing survivors of human trafficking in state and federal courts, and coordinating representation for survivors throughout the state. He has been a member of the S.C. Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Task Force since 2012, and he presents at CLEs on the subject state-wide.
In 2017, Elliott co-founded an organization called Legal Assistance for Survivors of Trafficking – S.C. Through LAST, volunteers provide victims high quality legal representation.