Stephen P. Groves Sr.

Stephen P. Groves Sr.

Member, Butler Snow LLP

Contact Info

Butler Snow LLP
25 Calhoun Street, Suite 250
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 277–3700


Mr. Groves provides deep-dive articles for IRMI Insurance Law Essentials. He previously was a member of the CGL Reporter editorial board, summarizing products liability commercial insurance coverage.

Mr. Groves is a member in the Charleston, South Carolina, office of Butler Snow. His main areas of practice are appellate work, insurance coverage determinations, and business litigation. He is a member of the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association (TIPS, Litigation, and Judicial Division member; has served as chair of the Appellate Advocacy and Business Litigation committees; vice chair of the Property Law Committee, Civil Procedure and Evidence, and International Law committees; chair of the Judicial Division's Lawyers Conference's Technology in the Law Committee; secretary of the General Committee Board; TIPS Committee Coordinator; and on the Scope and Correlation Committee, Task Force for Vision 20/20, Ethics and Professionalism Committee, and Public Relations Committee), DRI the South Carolina Bar, the Charleston County Bar Association, the Center for International Legal Studies, and the American Judicature Society.

He has been a contributor to the ABA Trial Tort and Insurance Practice Section's publications and served as editor for the ABA Young Lawyers' Division Arson Project Committee and various ABA committee newsletters, and has authored numerous articles for the ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Journal as well as the TIPS The Brief. He has spoken at various ABA meetings and to the Property Insurance Research Bureau/Liability Insurance Research Bureau Annual Conference on property/liability insurance, claims, and insurance coverage issues.

He received his bachelor of arts in political science from the College of Charleston in 1979 and his juris doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1986.