Cordes Kennedy has joined Murphy & Grantland’s team of attorneys. Kennedy comes to the law firm to focus his practice on matters related to insurance coverage and bad faith, commercial litigation, as well as products and premises liability.

“We are in the middle of a period of significant growth, in terms of attorneys and support staff,” said Murphy & Grantland managing partner J.R. Murphy.  “Cordes is a fine attorney and brings a combination of experience and intelligence that will be a great benefit to our clients.”

Kennedy is experienced with corporate and commercial real estate transactions as well as negotiating purchase and sale contracts and structuring corporate entities.

“I want my law practice to focus on defense litigation, and I will always keep an eye on integrity and quality,” said Kennedy, “Murphy & Grantland is known for those traits and I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with a group of attorneys who are held in such high regard.”

A graduate of Clemson University, he received his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, Cordes continues to serve scouting through the Congaree District Committee, Boy Scouts of America and various fundraising organizations.  He also serves the South Carolina Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar on its Make-a-Wish Committee.