James (Jim) I. Warren III member

Jim heads up our firm's Commercial Real Estate and Economic Incentives Practice Groups. He represents developers, public and private companies, lenders and investors in a wide variety of sophisticated real estate transactions, including the development, acquisition, disposition and tax-deferred exchange and contribution of properties, as well as build-to-suit and other leases for retail, commercial and industrial projects. Jim also advises and helps clients structure and obtain various state and local economic incentives in connection with the development or expansion of projects.

P 864-242-8320

F 864-235-8900



1991, J.D. Vanderbilt University Law School
1984, A.B. Duke University, summa cum laude
  • Represented a private developer in connection with all aspects of the development and construction of a LEED certified multi-story office building located on the campus of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research located in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Represented a large publicly traded company in the development of a master planned corporate campus
  • Performed economic incentive work for an out-of-state manufacturer in connection with a project investment in excess of $100 million.
1996-Present Wyche, P.A.
1991–96 Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta, Georgia
  • South Carolina Bar, 1997
  • Georgia Bar, 1991
  • South Carolina State Ethics Commission, Commissioner, 2014
  • Greenville County Bar Association: formerly served as President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, head of Law Week committee and editor of Greenville County Bar Association newsletter
  • Graduate of the ULI South Carolina Sustainable Leadership Institute, Class of 2008-2009
  • Speaker, "The Commercial Real Estate Market is Alive & Kicking! Are You Prepared?," SC Bar CLE Seminar, November 2012
  • Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate in South Carolina, author of "Commercial Leasing" chapter
  • Doing Business in South Carolina Guide, co-author of Section XII: Real Estate
2012 Named 2013 Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year" for Greenville by Best Lawyers In America
2012 - Present Recognized as "Legal Elite" by the Greenville Business Magazine
2011 - Present Listed in Chambers USA
2011, 2013 - Present  Listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers
2005 - Present Listed in Best Lawyers In America
2008 - Present AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell