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  • J.D., Charleston School of Law, 2016, summa cum laude, Presidential Honors Program
  • B.B.A., University of Miami, 2011, Provost's Honor Roll
  • South Carolina, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2017
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Charleston, SC 29401

Clinton T. Magill

Associate
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Clinton Magill is an associate on Moore & Van Allen's Litigation team in Charleston. He is a creative and dedicated civil litigator who has successfully represented a wide variety of clients in state, federal, and municipal courts, as well as in arbitration forums.

Clinton’s practice primarily focuses on complex litigation matters involving commercial contract disputes, business torts, construction litigation, and employment and labor law.  He also has experience representing clients in product liability, insurance bad faith, and zoning matters.  In addition to his litigation practice, Clinton has drafted various contracts and has written numerous legal opinions for his clients regarding intricate insurance coverage issues.

Clinton has authored and co-authored articles that have been published in SC Lawyer, The DefenseLine, and Charleston Law Review.

Speaking Engagements

  • Panel Participant, 2019 CSKL Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Seminar — "Effective Use of Recorded Statements, EUOs, and the Material Misrepresentation Defense” (Atlanta, GA)
  • Moderator, 2018 MUSC’s 35th Annual Judges and Attorneys Conference: Substance Abuse and Ethics Seminar — "Gun Violence Panel” (Daniel Island, SC)
  • Panel Participant, 2018 Carlock Copeland ICBF Seminar — “Protecting the Claims File, Dangers of the 30(b)(6) Deposition, and Walking the Former Employee Tightrope” & “Who Wants to be a Coverage Millionaire?” (Atlanta, GA)
  • Editor, 2016 Charleston Law Review & The Riley Institute at Furman’s 8th Annual Law & Society Symposium, the Law of Energy — “Why the Law of Energy?” (Charleston, SC)

Of Note

  • Co-Author, “Putative Class Action Plaintiffs Cannot Escape Their Enemy at the Gates”, The DefenseLine (2017)
  • Co-Author, “How Wearable Fitness Devices Could Impact Personal Injury Litigation in South Carolina”, South Carolina Lawyer, Cover Article (2016)
  • Author, “Discovering Snapchat: How Will Snapchat and Similar Self-Destructing Social Media Applications Affect Relevance and Spoliation Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure?”, Charleston Law Review (2015)
  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable David C. Norton, United States District Court for the District of South Carolina (2015)
  • Teaching Fellow, Charleston School of Law - Legal Research, Analysis, & Writing Department (2014-2015)
  • Charleston School of Law CALI Awards (highest class grade): Legal Research, Analysis and Writing I; Civil Procedure; Legal Research, Analysis and Writing II; International Business Transactions; War Crimes & Courts – Martial (2013-2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Charleston Bar Association
  • MUSC's Annual Judges and Attorneys Conference: Substance Abuse and Ethics Seminar (CLE)
    • Planning Committee Member
  • Charleston Lawyers Club