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Henry M. Gallivan, Jr.

Henry M. Gallivan, Jr.


T (864) 751-7654
F (864) 751-7801

Henry Gallivan practices primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate and business law, and corporate finance.  A large portion of his practice is devoted to commercial transactions such as business acquisitions and sales, mergers, corporate reorganizations, and private offerings of securities. Henry has experience representing a wide range of buyers and sellers in M&A transactions, including publicly held corporations, private equity firms, entrepreneurs, and family businesses.

Henry advises organizations of all sizes in a broad range of corporate and business matters, including drafting and negotiating contracts, entity formation and structuring, and business ownership, control, and management issues. In that role, Henry serves as outside general counsel and a trusted advisor for a number of business clients. He is focused on helping businesses at all stages, from formation and raising capital through an exit event or succession plan. He is also a member of the firm's Emerging Companies team, which focuses on providing affordable legal services to start-ups, entrepreneurs, early-stage companies, and other emerging businesses. In addition, Henry represents financial institutions and borrowers in commercial loans and other financing transactions.

  • Greenville Business Magazine's Legal Elite, Mergers and Acquisitions (2016, 2017), Best & Brightest 35 and Under (2012)
Thought Leadership


  • Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, Board of Directors (2018-Present)
  • The Barbara Stone Foundation, Board of Directors (2010-2016, 2017-Present), President (2011-2013), Secretary (2010-2011)
  • Clemson University College of Business, Alumni Loyalty Board (2013-2017)
  • Downtown Symphony Club, Board Member (2010-2012)
  • United Way of Greenville County, Loaned Executive (2010)
  • Clemson University, Calhoun Honors College, B.S., Financial Management, magna cum laude, 2004
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • South Carolina, 2008
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • South Carolina Bar Association
Academic Honors
  • CALI Award, Securities Regulation, Spring 2006
  • Moot Court Bar – Order of the Barristers, ABA Competition Team
  • Wachovia Student Scholar, Clemson University, 2002 to 2004

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