Angus H. Macaulay: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Angus H. Macaulay

Columbia,  SC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Disputes
  • Electric Cooperatives
  • Employee Benefits Guidance and Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Litigation
University Sewanee: University of the South, B.A., English, 1986
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1990
Admitted1990, South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

Civic & Professional Memberships

•South Carolina Cancer Center, Chair of Board of Directors (1999)
•South Columbia Development Corporation, Member (1993-2001)
•South Carolina State Library Foundation, Treasurer (2005-2008)
•Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
•Member of ABA's National Conference of Bar Presidents of the ABA, Program and Membership Committees

South Carolina Bar Involvement:

•Immediate Past President (2013-Present)
•President (2012-2013)
•President-Elect (2011-2012)
•Treasurer (2010-2011)
•Board of Governors (2000-2002; 2007-Present)
•Young Lawyers Division, President (1999-2000)
•House of Delegates, Member (2000-Present)
•South Carolina Bar Foundation, Inc., Director (1995-1998) (2011-2013)


Angus H. Macaulay is a Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor law by the South Carolina Supreme Court, and represents management in employment litigation matters. He also provides practical advice to employers on ways to minimize litigation risks and comply with federal and state employment laws. Angus is a frequent lecturer on employment-related topics.

Angus's practice also includes representing corporate clients in civil litigation in state and federal courts. He has represented insurers in bad faith and breach of contract actions. He has defended lending institutions from claims of civil RICO and breach of contract, and he has represented corporate clients in shareholder squeeze-out and unfair trade practice actions. He is also a certified mediator.

In 2003, the University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Association honored Angus with its Compleat Lawyer Silver Award in recognition for 14 years of practicing law. This award recognizes attorneys for Competence, Ethics and Integrity.

Angus has served on the boards of several local civic organizations, and he is Past President of the South Carolina Bar. He is a native of Richmond, Virginia. He received his B.A. in English from Sewanee: University of the South and received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.


•President, South Carolina Bar (2012-2013)
Compleat Lawyer Silver Award, USC School of Law Alumni Association
Best Lawyers in America since 2013
•Recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers, Employment Litigation (2009)
•Certified Specialist by the SC Supreme Court, Labor and Employment Law
•Certified Mediator

Speaking & Writing

Related News

Two Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Honored as South Carolina “Leaders in the Law”
February 18, 2015
Angus Macaulay and Brad Waring Recognized as Leaders in the Law
March 23, 2015

Related Events

Employment Law Certificate Series: Building Workplaces That Win
October 14, 2015

Reported CasesNotable: Angus has long been involved with the South Carolina Bar, serving as President in 2012.

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Angus H. Macaulay

1230 Main Street, Suite 700
ColumbiaSC 29201


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