Harry Goldberg has been a trial lawyer in Columbia for 44 years and a certified mediator and arbitrator for 22 years. He is included in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Mediation and Arbitration and was named as the Columbia Best Lawyers® Mediation Lawyer of the Year in 2012. He is AV rated by the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory, which is their highest rating. He is a past chairman of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the South Carolina Bar and is currently a member of the House of Delegates of the Bar.
People who are entangled in lawsuits are confronted with tremendous stress, both emotional and financial. Goldberg’s role as a mediator is to alleviate that stress by assisting the parties and their lawyers in resolving their dispute. As a neutral third party, Goldberg is able to help the parties focus on the issues involved in their case and undergo a risk/reward analysis to facilitate a resolution that is agreed upon by all parties. Over the past 22 years, he has mediated many cases. Helping people settle legal disputes and get on with their lives has given Goldberg a great deal of professional and personal satisfaction.
Goldberg is a managing shareholder of the Finkel Law Firm, a 24-lawyer firm with offices in Columbia and Charleston. The firm handles all types of civil litigation, domestic relations matters, residential and commercial real estate, corporate, bankruptcy and construction, and disability matters.