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Donald C. Coggins, Jr
., District of South Carolina

Nomination

  • February 25, 2017 – President Obama
  • August 3, 2016 – President Trump
  • Confirmed November 16, 2017
  • Age: 54

Career

  • Founder, Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins (2000 – Today)
    • The American Trial Lawyers Association Top 100
    • Best Lawyers in America
    • Super Lawyers
  • Partner, Smith & Coggins, P.C. (1993 – 2000)
  • Partner, Cummings, Smith & Coggins (1986 – 1993)
  • Associate, Cummings & Smith (1984 – 1986)

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. (1984)
    • Robert Wagner Labor Law Moot Court Team
    • Southeastern Regional Mock Trial Team
    • Phi Delta Phi
  • Clemson University, B.A. (1981)
    • Blue Key Honor Society
    • Tiger Brotherhood

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Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr.
District of South Carolina

Nomination

  • August 3, 2017 – President Trump
  • Elevated to 4th Circuit Court of Appeals May 07, 2018, Confirmed August 16, 2018
  • Age: 52

Career

  • Partner, Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough LLP
    • Complex civil litigation
    • Product liability defense

Education

  • University of South Carolina, J.D. (1989)
  • Rhodes College, B.A. (1986)

Awards

  • Complete Lawyer Award, University of South Carolina
  • Chambers USA, “Leading Lawyers for Business.”
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
    • “Bet-the-Company Litigation”
    • “Lawyer of the Year”

Affiliations

  • South Carolina Bar President (2011-2012)
  • Permanent Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
  • Defense Research Institute

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Sherri Lydon

Sherri Lydon, United States District Court for the District of South Carolina

Nomination

  • Nominated: October 15th, 2019
  • Confirmed: December 5, 2019

Career

  • United States Attorney, District of South Carolina (2018-present)
  • Attorney, Law Office of Sherri A. Lydon (2005-2018)
  • Chief, State Grandy Jury, Office of the Attorney General of South Carolina (2003-2004)
  • Attorney, Law Office of Sherri A. Lydon (1995-2003)
  • Attorney, Daniel, Lydon & Schools, P.A. (1993-1995)
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of South Carolina (1990-1993)
  • Attorney, Nexsen, Pruet, Jacobs & Pollard (1987-1990)
  • Law clerk to Leatherwood, Walker, Todd & Mann (1986)
  • Law clerk to Nexsen, Pruet, Jacobs & Pollard (1985)

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law; J.D. (1987)
  • Clemson University; B.A. (1983)

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