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Ryan Nichols is an associate on the workers’ compensation team.  He practices out of the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina, office.  Ryan represents employers, insurance carriers, self-insured corporations, third party administrators, and claims servicing agencies in the defense of workers’ compensation issues.  Ryan received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in Marketing from Clemson University.  He earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where Ryan served as the Student Works Editor for the South Carolina Law Review.

Ryan has numerous legal skills; however, research, writing, analysis, and client service are amongst his strongest. He is devoted to his clients and strives to exceed their expectations. Ryan believes that attention to detail, timely communication, and regular availability to his clients will result in a high level of satisfaction.

Associations & Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award: Legal Research, Writing & Analysis II, Products Liability
  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • Order of the Coif

Community Involvement

  • We Stand For Kids, Mentor, 2009 to 2011

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2014


  • J.D., cum laude, University of South Carolina School of Law, 2014
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Clemson University, 2011


“All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.”

Testimonial - Person

T.E. Lawrence