Morton & Gettys welcomes Close as an associate

ROCK HILL, SC – Morton & Gettys is welcoming Claude Close as our newest associate. A familiar face to our clients who officially joined as an attorney today, he plans to concentrate his legal practice on real estate and commercial law.

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, Claude served two summers as a law clerk at Morton & Gettys. During that time, he assisted the firm’s experienced attorneys with research and document drafting. He worked on legal issues involving residential and commercial real estate as well as land use.

During law school, he also completed a legal internship with U.S. Bankruptcy Judge David M. Warren for the Eastern District of North Carolina and served as a legal extern for the University of North Carolina Athletic Department.

Claude earned a bachelor’s degree in sports and entertainment management from the University of South Carolina of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in sports and entertainment management.

He enjoys the outdoors and staying active in his free time. He’s also an avid sports fan.


Claude Close


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