Nathan Hughey

Nathan Hughey: Attorney with Hughey Law Firm LLC AV stamp icon
  • Principal at Hughey Law Firm LLC (3 Attorneys)
  • 1311 Chuck Dawley Boulevard, Suite 201, P.O. Box 348, Mount Pleasant, SC 29465-0348
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  • Attorney Nathan Hughey opened the Hughey Law Firm to focus his efforts solely on civil litigation.

    Mr. Hughey has handled numerous complex civil cases, including many wrongful death cases. He has successfully handled a large number of civil trials. He has argued before various state and federal courts in South Carolina and has argued and won before the South Carolina Supreme Court.

    Mr. Hughey was born in South Carolina. The firm serves clients throughout South Carolina.
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    4.5/5.0 (28)
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Biography


Attorney Nathan Hughey is rated AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® . Mr. Hughey's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. Nathan Hughey also received a Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell® in 2012, which is given to less than 4% of law firms nationwide based upon providing exceptional client service. Nathan Hughey has also been named to the 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Transportation Law by Martindale-Hubbell and Legal Leaders. Nathan Hughey opened Hughey Law Firm in 2008, and the firm's lawyers are responsible for over $27,000,000.00 in verdicts and settlements.* "Our local and Statewide Bar would be well served if there were more attorneys whose personal and professional lives exhibited the high standards of practice and ethics as I have come to know to be the hallmark of Mr. Hughey's life." - A Past President of Charleston County Bar Association.

Mr. Hughey has been retained to speak on topics related to nursing home and assisted living litigation as well as protecting the elderly for many years. He also teaches nursing home and assisted living litigation and regulations to other attorneys annually and has authored extensive written materials regarding nursing home litigation, and South Carolinas medical malpractice rules. Many other firms retain Mr. Hughey on a regular basis to assist them in complex civil litigation and wrongful death matters.

Attorney Nathan Hughey graduated from the College of Charleston in 1996. He then attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, graduating in 2000. He joined Hood Law Firm LLC of Charleston that same year, where he became a partner. Mr. Hughey then joined Lourie Law Firm LLC in 2006, where he secured numerous victories for his clients. Mr. Hughey opened Hughey Law Firm LLC in 2007 to focus his efforts on civil litigation.


Mr. Hughey has handled numerous complex civil cases, including many wrongful death cases. He has handled many civil trials. He has argued before various state and federal courts in South Carolina and has argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court.


Mr. Hughey was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2000. He was admitted to the United States District Court, District of South Carolina, in 2001. He was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in 2006.


He is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, the Charleston County Bar, the American Association for Justice, and South Carolina Association for Justice.


He is also a member of the Nursing Home Litigation section of the American Association for Justice. He is a former member of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association.


Mr. Hughey was born in Columbia, South Carolina and now resides on Sullivans Island with his wife and three children. He is active in the community and his church. Mr. Hughey and Hughey Law Firm gave over $100,000.00 in 2012 to help those less fortunate, in addition to providing pro bono (free) legal services. The firm serves clients throughout South Carolina.

- Worldwide Who's Who, Platinum Member


Martindale - Hubbell, Client Distinction Award


This honor has been made possible by your clients who have taken the time to compliment you in the following areas:
- Communications Ability
- Responsiveness
- Quality of Service
- Value for Money


Less than 4% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed on martindale.com and lawyers.com have been accorded this Martindale-Hubbell honor of distinction.

"As I have come to know Nate Hughey, he has become my primary choice for association in matters involving civil litigation outside of my particular practice area. I am totally comfortable in trusting my clients to Mr. Hughey's representation. Not only does my personal experience confirm his high level of [knowledge] and ethical handling of such matters, the feedback I have received from my clients also confirms the same. Based upon such background, it is without reservation that I can attest to Mr. Hughey's legal abilities and high ethical standards which he so vigilantly maintains while representing his clients." - A Past President of the Charleston County Bar Association.

"I have witnessed, on numerous occasions, Mr. Hughey contribute his time and financial resources to individuals in need and community projects in the Charleston area. Mr. Hughey has selflessly given up his time to help others who are in need. I am also aware that Mr. Hughey has extended Pro Bono legal services to persons unable to afford representation." - Same.


*Some of these settlements and verdicts were obtained while they were employed with other firms and some were obtained in connection with other firms. This list should not be considered as a description or characterization of the quality of the firm's service or a guarantee of a specific result. Every case is different and must be evaluated on its own merit.

South Carolina

Areas of Practice (19)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Premises Liability / Slip and Falls
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Admiralty / Longshore Claims
  • Boating Accidents
  • Workers Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Hospital Premises Liability
  • Civil Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Accidents
  • Business Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, B.A., Political Science, 1996
Law School Attended:
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
2000
Admission:
2001, United States District Court, District of South Carolina; 2006, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; 2000, South Carolina
Memberships:
Top Rated Transporation Lawyers 2013
AV Preeminent Rating 2013
National Association of Justice
South Carolina Association of Justice
Nursing Home Litigation Section
South Carolina Bar
Charleston Bar
Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Languages:
English and Spanish
ISLN:
915236242
Hobbies & interests:
FamilyChurchCommunityHelping others
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (28 reviews)
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.5/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.4/5.0
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 07/02/12 in Personal Injury

    Nathan is an excellent attorney who is a true advocate for victims of nursing home neglect and medical malpractice. He is the "go-to" lawyer for serious nursing home injury cases.

    Nathan is an excellent attorney who is a true advocate for victims of nursing home neglect and medical malpractice. He is the "go-to" lawyer for serious nursing home injury cases. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 07/28/12 in General Practice

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