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Perrin Q. Dargan, III

Of Counsel
Fax +1.843.579.5601
Perrin Dargan is of counsel in the firm’s Charleston office and practices in the areas of environmental law, toxic tort, construction law, and commercial litigation. His environmental practice includes permitting industrial and manufacturing facilities, representation of clients in the acquisition, sale, and redevelopment of contaminated property, general and coastal zone land use, wetlands issues, and general environmental compliance and litigation. His construction practice includes representation of contractors, designers, and commercial property developers.

He has served as outside counsel to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on CERCLA litigation matters and as outside counsel to the South Carolina Coastal Council (former SC DHEC Office of Coastal Resource Management), including in connection with the landmark case of Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Dargan practiced at another firm in South Carolina.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • South Carolina Bar Association’s Environment and Natural Resources Section, Past Chairman
  • American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy & Resources, Committee on State and Regional Environmental Cooperation, Past Chair
  • Mount Pleasant Board of Zoning Appeals, Past Member

Speaking Engagements

  • “Utility Regulation and Offshore Wind: Opportunities and Obstacles for the Southeast,” Southeastern Coastal Wind Conference, Southeastern Coastal Wind Coalition, September 2013