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Matthew R. Ozment

Member
(864) 516-2266

Primary Practice Areas:
Employment Law
Business Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Greenville County Bar
South Carolina Bar
Federal Bar Association, Board of Directors for South Carolina Chapter

Bar Admissions:
South Carolina 2010
District of South Carolina 2016
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 2021

Matt is an experienced litigator in Greenville, South Carolina representing individuals in labor and employment law disputes. Matt handles cases involving workplace discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and unpaid wages and commissions. Matt represents individuals and companies in non-competition and trade secrets cases. Additionally, Matt negotiates employment contracts and severance agreements on behalf of his clients. Matt advises small businesses and start-ups on contract and human resource issues.

Matt has tried dozens of jury trials across South Carolina and extensively litigated in state and federal courts. Prior to founding Grove Ozment, Matt was a litigator in the Greenville office of Jackson Lewis P.C., an Am Law 100 law firm. Matt’s practice focused exclusively on employment law representing clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to local businesses. In 2021, Matt was included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Earlier in his career, Matt served as an assistant solicitor and prosecuted cases across South Carolina for over three years. Matt has been featured on Snapped on the Oxygen network.

In addition to his experience in private practice, Matt served as a judicial clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Mary Gordon Baker in the District of South Carolina and for Judge William H. Seals, Jr. in the South Carolina Circuit Court.

Matt graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law where he served on the editorial staff of the American Bar Association Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal. Prior to law school, Matt attended the University of Georgia, graduating Cum Laude with Honors in 2007.

Matt and his wife Whitney have three daughters and live in Greenville. They are members of Village Anglican Church. Matt enjoys anything outside, golf, and Georgia Bulldog football.

William E. Grove

Member
(864) 516-2255

Primary Practice Areas:
Criminal Defense
Personal Injury

Professional Associations and Memberships:
South Carolina Bar
Greenville County Bar
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Former Board Member for South Carolina Public Defender’s Association
South Carolina Bar House of Delegates
Haynsworth-Perry American Inns of Court

Bar Admissions:
South Carolina 2009
District of South Carolina 2017

Will Grove brings extensive litigation experience to the Upstate. Will has helped hundreds of clients with their court cases in both personal injury claims as well as an array of criminal allegations ranging from drug charges, to felony driving under the influence, to domestic violence, to murder, and almost everything in between. He has represented clients in dozens of jury trials across municipal and magistrate courts, the court of General Sessions, and the court of Common Pleas. Will started his career in the legal system as a litigation attorney at a personal injury firm in the Charleston area. Later, he began practicing exclusively criminal defense as an assistant public defender in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. After moving to the Upstate in 2015, he continued his work as an assistant public defender in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, ultimately serving as the Deputy Public Defender for Greenville County, a position he held until opening Grove Ozment, LLC. He has been a part of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for over a decade and is a former Board Member for the South Carolina Public Defender’s Association.

When he’s not working, you can find Will hiking with his wife and children in western North Carolina, golfing with friends, or cheering on the Tar Heels.

Matthew R. Ozment

Member
(864) 516-2266

Primary Practice Areas:
Employment Law
Business Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Greenville County Bar
South Carolina Bar
Federal Bar Association, Board of Directors for South Carolina Chapter

Bar Admissions:
South Carolina 2010
District of South Carolina 2016
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 2021

Matt is an experienced litigator in Greenville, South Carolina representing individuals in labor and employment law disputes. Matt handles cases involving workplace discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and unpaid wages and commissions. Matt represents individuals and companies in non-competition and trade secrets cases. Additionally, Matt negotiates employment contracts and severance agreements on behalf of his clients. Matt advises small businesses and start-ups on contract and human resource issues.

Matt has tried dozens of jury trials across South Carolina and extensively litigated in state and federal courts. Prior to founding Grove Ozment, Matt was a litigator in the Greenville office of Jackson Lewis P.C., an Am Law 100 law firm. Matt’s practice focused exclusively on employment law representing clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to local businesses. In 2021, Matt was included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Earlier in his career, Matt served as an assistant solicitor and prosecuted cases across South Carolina for over three years. Matt has been featured on Snapped on the Oxygen network.

In addition to his experience in private practice, Matt served as a judicial clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Mary Gordon Baker in the District of South Carolina and for Judge William H. Seals, Jr. in the South Carolina Circuit Court.

Matt graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law where he served on the editorial staff of the American Bar Association Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal. Prior to law school, Matt attended the University of Georgia, graduating Cum Laude with Honors in 2007.

Matt and his wife Whitney have three daughters and live in Greenville. They are members of Village Anglican Church. Matt enjoys anything outside, golf, and Georgia Bulldog football.

William E. Grove

Member
(864) 516-2255

Primary Practice Areas:
Criminal Defense
Personal Injury

Professional Associations and Memberships:
South Carolina Bar
Greenville County Bar
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Former Board Member for South Carolina Public Defender’s Association
South Carolina Bar House of Delegates
Haynsworth-Perry American Inns of Court

Bar Admissions:
South Carolina 2009
District of South Carolina 2017

Will Grove brings extensive litigation experience to the Upstate. Will has helped hundreds of clients with their court cases in both personal injury claims as well as an array of criminal allegations ranging from drug charges, to felony driving under the influence, to domestic violence, to murder, and almost everything in between. He has represented clients in dozens of jury trials across municipal and magistrate courts, the court of General Sessions, and the court of Common Pleas. Will started his career in the legal system as a litigation attorney at a personal injury firm in the Charleston area. Later, he began practicing exclusively criminal defense as an assistant public defender in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. After moving to the Upstate in 2015, he continued his work as an assistant public defender in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, ultimately serving as the Deputy Public Defender for Greenville County, a position he held until opening Grove Ozment, LLC. He has been a part of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for over a decade and is a former Board Member for the South Carolina Public Defender’s Association.

When he’s not working, you can find Will hiking with his wife and children in western North Carolina, golfing with friends, or cheering on the Tar Heels.