Fred B. Newby, Managing Partner

With over 40 years in private practice, Fred Newby has divided his work between representation of individuals and businesses, in both litigation and transactional matters.  His litigation experience extends from personal injury to complex commercial litigation.  Mr. Newby's transactional experience includes structuring and acquisition of businesses, commercial real estate sales, real estate development and individual residential real estate matters.

Michael H. Sartip, Partner

Michael Sartip has extensive experience in the area of creditors' rights, with an emphasis in representing hospitals and medical practices. His practice includes the collection of their accounts receivable, insurance denials, motor vehicle accident, workers' compensation, and probate claims. He has practiced in the creditors' rights field for more than 25 years and has written and lectured extensively on collection practices.

C. Scott Masel, Partner

Scott has over 25 years of injury claim, employment and commercial litigation experience, representing individuals and businesses in South Carolina since 1996.  In 2010, Scott became managing member of Palmetto Injury Lawyers, LLC, a wholly owned business division of Newby, Sartip & Masel. Scott currently enjoys an active caseload consisting of personal injury claims and lawsuits, as well as many cases pertaining to commercial litigation, construction litigation and real estate.

Trenton Redmond, Associate

Trenton Redmond joined Newby, Sartip & Masel in 2019. With Horry County ancestry dated to the late 1700s*, he was born in Myrtle Beach and grew up along the Grand Strand. A 2011 graduate of the Scholars Academy and North Myrtle Beach High School, he played baseball and participated in the South Carolina Bar’s Mock Trial and We the People programs.

Our lawyers practice civil litigation in both state and federal courts, and are licensed in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, West Virginia and Florida. We represent both individuals and businesses, and are active in corporate law, land use regulation, residential and commercial real estate development and transactions, commercial litigation, contracts and leasing, collections, and business formation and acquisition.