C. William McGee

Chief Executive Officer


C. William McGee serves as chief executive officer and partner in the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina, office. His primary areas of practice include business and commercial litigation, products liability, toxic and mass torts and drug and medical devices. For more than two decades, Billy has defended a variety of business disputes, mass tort and catastrophic injury claims, in both federal and state courts.

As an accomplished litigator and an integral member of the firm’s complex litigation practice, he often represents clients in the following industries:

  • Aerial Lifts and Equipment
  • Building Materials and Products
  • Construction Equipment
  • Consumer Products
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Lawn and Turf Care Equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Devices

Billy is frequently called upon to advise clients during catastrophic accidents. He has significant experience leading all aspects of post-accident investigations.

As CEO, Billy is responsible for the firm’s executive leadership. He consults with the firm’s attorneys and provides strategic oversight and direction firmwide. He strives to ensure that every client is receiving exceptional, quality service.


University of South Carolina

B.A. (1989)

University of South Carolina School of Law

J.D., Order of the Coif; Order of Wig and Robe (1992)

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina Bar

Associations & Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • Judicial Qualifications Committee
  • Leadership Greenville, Class 34
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association (SCDTAA)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America (2007 – 2023)
    • Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants
    • Product Liability Litigation: Defendants
  •  Journal of Law and Education,  Associate Managing Editor
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • South Carolina Law Review, Editorial Staff

Community Involvement

  • Community Works Carolina, Board of Directors
  • United Way of Greenville County


Support Staff

Patrice Hoerster

Executive Assistant



Lynn Birkner

Legal Assistant



Ashlyn Brooke Little Mitchell




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