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Constance Anastopoulo

Associate Professor of Law
Constance A. Anastopoulo joined the Charleston School of Law in 2007 teaching evidence, insurance and torts. In 2010, Anastopoulo was a Visiting Professor at the Institute of International and Comparative Law, Stetson College of Law, teaching a course in Buenos Aires, Argentina on comparative laws of the right to privacy and the right to publicity.

Experience & Activities

Prior to coming to the Charleston School of Law, Anastopoulo served as a senior litigator in the civil litigation division of the Charleston law firm, Anastopoulo & Clore, LLC where she managed the appellate practice for the firm.  She was the lead counsel in the seminal case Gaskins v. Southern Farm Bureau, which was chosen one of the ten most important decisions in South Carolina by S.C. Lawyer’s Weekly in 2003.

In 2009, Anastopoulo authored the Amicus Curie Brief on behalf of the League of Women Voters of South Carolina in the case of Segars-Andrews v. Judicial Merit Selection Commission, et al., which received national attention.  She has also published articles on Insurance law, Torts, Privacy, and Professional Responsibility.

Anastopoulo has served on the Board of Directors of My Sister’s House, Inc., serves on the Advisory Board of the Women and Gender Studies Program at the College of Charleston, as Vice President of the League of Women Voters, and is past president of Daughters of Penelope Philanthropy.

In 2011, Anastopoulo was selected “Professor of the Year” by Charleston School of Law students.

She is a member of the S.C. Bar, the Charleston Bar Association, and the S.C. Women Lawyers Assoc. she is admitted to the S.C. Supreme Court, the S.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. District Court, 4th Circuit.  She teaches primarily in the areas of Insurance and Torts, but also teaches Evidence and Professional Responsibility.

Course Interests/Research/Teaching Areas

  • Torts
  • Litigation