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School of Law


Faculty Expertise

The University of South Carolina School of Law has more than 50 full-time faculty members, including clinical and visiting professors, and approximately 25 adjunct professors who teach advanced courses and trial advocacy. Our law faculty is committed to excellence in teaching and research, and includes many who are nationally prominent in their respective areas of expertise. Among the faculty are authors of leading casebooks, treatises, and law review articles.

Frequently sought after by both national, state, and local media outlets, our faculty can provide your audience with straightforward answers that are clear, concise and easy to understand. Whatever your legal query may be, the University of South Carolina law school faculty will be able to assist you.

Below you will find a comprehensive listing of each full-time faculty member, as well as their areas of expertise. You may click an individual's name for more information about that particular faculty member and his/her selected achievements.

If you would like to interview a member of the faculty, or if you wish to have a member provide commentary on a case, please contact Peggy Binette at 803-777-7704.


Administrative Law | Alternative Dispute Resolution | Appellate Practice | Business Corporations | Business Crimes | Children's Issues | Civil Procedure | Civil Rights | Coastal and Ocean Law | Commercial Law | Comparative Law | Constitutional Law | Consumer Bankruptcy | Consumer Law | Contracts | Copyright Law | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Cyber Law | Disaster Law | Education Law | Energy Law | Environmental Law | Evidence | Family Law | Federal Courts | Federal Indian Law | Food and Drug Law | Health Law | Immigration Law | Intellectual Property | International Arbitration | International Banking Law | International Law | International Litigation | International Environmental Law | International Human Rights | International Trade Law | Juvenile Justice | Labor and Employment Law | Land Use Planning | Legal History | Legal Profession and Legal Ethics | Legislation | Media Law | Nonprofit Organizations | Police Practices | Privacy | Products Liability | Real Property | Rule of Law | Secured Transactions | Securities Regulation | Social Justice | Tax Exempt Law | Taxation | Technology and Law | Torts | Wills, Trusts and EstatesZoning


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Robert Bockman
Marie C. Boyd


ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

W. Lewis Burke


APPELLATE PRACTICE

Robert Bockman
Howard B. Stravitz


BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

James R. Burkhard
Kevin Haeberle
Martin C. McWilliams
Benjamin Means


BUSINESS CRIMES

Benjamin Means


CHILDREN'S ISSUES

Elizabeth G. Patterson
Harry Davis
Josh Gupta-Kagan


CIVIL PROCEDURE

Lisa Eichhorn
James F. Flanagan
Joel H. Samuels
Howard B. Stravitz


CIVIL RIGHTS

Derek Black
Eboni S. Nelson


COASTAL AND OCEAN LAW

Josh Eagle


COMMERCIAL LAW

Philip T. Lacy
Eboni S. Nelson


COMPARATIVE LAW

Aparna Polavarapu


CONFLICTS OF LAW

Robert Felix
Susan S. Kuo


CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Derek Black
Josie F. Brown
Thomas P. Crocker


CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY

Jan Baker
W. Lewis Burke


CONSUMER LAW

Eboni S. Nelson


CONTRACTS

Greg Adams
Philip T. Lacy
Martin C. McWilliams
Eboni S. Nelson


COPYRIGHT LAW

Ned Snow


CRIMINAL LAW

Kenneth W. Gaines
Susan S. Kuo
Colin Miller
Wadie E. Said
Seth W. Stoughton


CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Thomas P. Crocker
Susan S. Kuo
Wadie E. Said
Seth W. Stoughton


CYBER LAW

Ned Snow


DISASTER LAW

Josh Eagle
Susan S. Kuo


EDUCATION LAW

Derek Black
Josie F. Brown
Eboni S. Nelson


ENERGY LAW

Nathan Richardson


ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Josh Eagle
Nathan Richardson


EVIDENCE

Derek Black
James F. Flanagan
Colin Miller


FAMILY LAW

Marcia A. Yablon-Zug


FEDERAL COURTS

Howard B. Stravitz


FEDERAL INDIAN LAW

Marcia A. Yablon-Zug


FOOD AND DRUG LAW

Marie C. Boyd


HEALTH LAW

Jacqueline R. Fox


IMMIGRATION LAW

Wadie E. Said


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Ned Snow


INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION

Joel H. Samuels


INTERNATIONAL BANKING LAW

Duncan E. Alford


INTERNATIONAL LAW

Aparna Polavarapu
Joel H. Samuels


INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

David K. Linnan


INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS

Aparna Polavarapu
Wadie E. Said


INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION

Joel H. Samuels


INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

David K. Linnan


JUVENILE JUSTICE

Harry Davis
Josh Gupta-Kagan


LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW

Joseph A. Seiner


LAND USE PLANNING

Josh Eagle
Patrick Hubbard


LEGAL HISTORY

W. Lewis Burke (S.C.)
Walter F. Pratt, Jr. (U.S.)


LEGAL PROFESSION AND LEGAL ETHICS

Greg Adams
Elizabeth Chambliss
John E. Montgomery
Michael Virzi
Robert M. Wilcox


LEGISLATION

Elizabeth G. Patterson


MEDIA LAW

Jay Bender


NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Jaclyn A. Cherry
Martin C. McWilliams


POLICE PRACTICES

Seth W. Stoughton


PRIVACY

Thomas P. Crocker


PRODUCTS LIABILITY

Patrick Hubbard
Bryant Walker Smith


REAL PROPERTY

James R. Burkhard
Ned Snow


RULE OF LAW

Aparna Polavarapu
Joel H. Samuels


SECURED TRANSACTIONS

Philip T. Lacy


SECURITIES REGULATION

Kevin Haeberle
Martin C. McWilliams


SOCIAL JUSTICE

Patrick Hubbard
Susan S. Kuo


TAX EXEMPT LAW

Jaclyn A. Cherry


TAXATION

Tessa R. Davis
Richard Handel


TECHNOLOGY AND LAW

Bryant Walker Smith


TORTS

Marie C. Boyd
Jacqueline R. Fox
Patrick Hubbard
Bryant Walker Smith


WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES

F. Ladson Boyle
S. Alan Medlin


ZONING

Patrick Hubbard