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Anastopoulo Law Firm is headquartered in South Carolina with offices throughout the state. The firm is led by Akim Anastopoulo. Akim has over 30 years of legal experience and has dedicated his life to protecting the rights of the injured. He has assembled a team that shares his passion and works tirelessly to protect their clients. Akim and his legal team are committed to providing our clients with zealous legal representation and a commitment to work diligently on their cases.
The Anastopoulo Law Firm Injury and Accident Attorneys Lexington has been helping injured clients throughout South Carolina and North Carolina. Led by founding attorney, Akim Anastopoulo, the firm provides zealous legal representation for a wide variety of personal injury, wrongful death, and workers’ compensation claims. Their team can also assist you with an array of other legal matters, including False Claims Act cases, Social Security law, sexual harassment, and pharmaceutical litigation. They have earned a reputation for winning results, having successfully secured millions of dollars on behalf of their clients. The firm has also been featured on numerous news outlets for the cases they’ve handled. Are you looking for a personal injury attorney in Lexington, SC area? Our Lexington car accident attorneys are here 24/7 available to assist you. Call us for a free consultation.
Anastopoulo is the owner of the Anastopoulo Law Firm, LLC, based in Charleston, South Carolina. He specializes in personal injury, automobile accidents and injuries, premises liability, and products liability and his firm has received 7 of the top 10 largest jury verdicts in 2017 in the state of South Carolina in one year. He has litigation experience in civil, criminal, class action and state and federal appeals cases. Anastopoulo has been practicing law in South Carolina for over 30 years.
In 1993 and 1996, Anastopoulo successfully defended college football coach Charlie Taaffe for two separate DUI charges. Taaffe was acquitted of drunken driving in February. After which, Anastopoulo filed and recovered for Taaffe's wrongful termination from his employer, The Citadel military college. Taaffe’s attorney, Akim Anastopoulo, said "The coach is pleased to have the ordeal behind him and is interested in coaching again." The settlement specified that Taaffe "led the college’s football program with skill and integrity.″ Anastopoulo said Taaffe has had several job interviews. 
Anastopoulo went on to handle several high profile cases following the Taaffe cases, including an Air Force veteran charged in the drowning deaths of his two sons. 
In 2005, Anastopoulo canceled his voluntary membership in the South Carolina Trial Lawyers' Association. No reason was given by Anastopoulo for the withdrawal, but it did coincide with a decision by the South Carolina Supreme Court to ban the use of catchy nicknames by attorneys. At the time, Anastopoulo was using the nickname "The Strong Arm" in all of his advertising. By his own account, he had spent "hundreds of thousands of dollars" developing his brand name.
Anastopoulo is a former state prosecutor. He has been admitted to the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, the South Carolina Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (in 1998), and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (1999).
Anastopoulo has built one of the most successful law firms in the state of South Carolina with offices across the state. In July 2008, a Charleston County jury awarded Anastopoulo's client what was believed to be a record-setting damages verdict of $50 million at the time to a woman whose husband was killed 5 years before in an accident involving a driver that police say should have never been behind the wheel. Anastopoulo said at the time, "We obtained a verdict for our client that we believe to be the highest actual damage verdict ever awarded in [Charleston County]."
Anastopoulo hosted a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign in South Carolina in June 2015.
In 2020, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Anastopoulo and his law firm filed suits in federal court in Charleston, where Anastopoulo’s firm is located and where the name plaintiffs in the suits live. He has filed 16 more class actions against colleges and universities around the nation, defendants include Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, in an attempt to secure refunds for students whose semesters were cut short due to the pandemic. “We’ve gotten thousands of inquiries from students and we’re investigating dozens of universities