Claude Tackett is of Counsel to Gibbes Burton. Claude has extensive litigation experience and has represented clients in professional negligence, construction and design, nursing home, and land use and zoning disputes, in both trial and arbitration settings.

In addition to his legal experience, Claude worked for several years as an engineer for original equipment suppliers to the automotive industry and has served in senior management positions for nonprofit organizations. These experiences provide Claude with a unique prospective as he advises clients on the variety of issues that impact their business.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction and Design Law
  • Commercial and Corporate Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Land Use and Zoning Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2000
  • South Carolina, 2010
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2011


  • Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1999
  • Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
    • B.S. – 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member

Civic Activities

  • Trustee, North Greenville University


Call us at 864-327-5000