Susan P. McWilliams: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Susan P. McWilliams

Columbia,  SC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Business Disputes
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Lender Liability
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
University Agnes Scott College, B.A., high honor, 1977
Law SchoolW. F. George School of Law, Mercer University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1982
Admitted1982, Georgia and South Carolina; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Civic & Professional Memberships

•American College of Trial Lawyers
•American Board of Trial Advocates
•Defense Research Institute
•South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association
•American Bar Association
•South Carolina Bar
•Georgia Bar Association
•Richland County Bar Association


Susan P. McWilliams has more than 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer defending individuals and corporations in business torts, employment, products liability, professional liability, contract, and many other commercial disputes. She is a fellow in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers.

Susi graduated with high honor from Agnes Scott College, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the Mercer University Law School, where she was the Student Writing Editor of the law review.


•American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
•American Board of Trial Advocates, SC Chapter
Best Lawyers in America since 2005
•South Carolina Super Lawyer in Employment and Labor Law since 2008
•Listed as Leading Individual in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers for Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial
Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star - Columbia
•South Carolina Ethics Commission - Board Member, 2005-2008; Chair, 2009-2010
•YWCA - TWIN (Tribute to Women in Industry) Award - 1997
•Richland County Bar Association - Past President

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Related News
Nexsen Pruet Ranked Among Top in the Carolinas; Legal Guide Recognizes Sixteen Attorneys and Six Practice Areas
May 27, 2013
Gov.'s commission suggests 'clean, honest' ethics plan
January 28, 2013
Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Recognized By Peers; Twenty-Eight Named to 2013 Super Lawyers List for South Carolina
April 30, 2013
Nexsen Pruet Ranked Among Top Firms in the Carolinas
May 29, 2014

Outside Nexsen Pruet

Married and the mother of three children, Susi is active in her church and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Columbia.


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Susan P. McWilliams

1230 Main Street, Suite 700
ColumbiaSC 29201


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