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John C. Moylan

Government Attorney at Columbia, SC

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John represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court. He has a diverse litigation practice, handling matters related to the False Claims Act, health care, personal injury, and construction litigation among others. He also represents governmental clients, such as county and state governments, and private clients before governmental bodies. John has been certified as a mediator since 2005 and serves by appointment of the South Carolina Supreme Court as a member of the Commission on Lawyer Conduct. John, who is based in our Columbia, SC office, is also a member of the Wyche Executive Committee.


As an advocate for his clients and friends, John has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek Magazine, and People Magazine. He has also appeared on national television shows including Larry King Live, MSNBC, Fox News, Anderson Cooper 360, and Good Morning America.

Licensed for 34 years
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1989
Updated 06/08/2022
State SC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1988
Updated 02/22/2023

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Wyche, P.A.
801 Gervais St, Suite B
Columbia, SC, 29201


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AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Wyche, P.A.
  • 1995 - Present
  • Associate
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • 1993 - 1994
  • Chief of Staff
  • Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
  • 1990 - 1993
  • Associate
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • 1988 - 1989
  • Law Clerk
  • Hon. Donald S. Russell, United States District Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • 1987 - 1988
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  • Harvard University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • Presbyterian College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1984


  • American Bar Association
  • Certified Arbitrator
  • 2010 - Present
  • John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Fellow; Certified Mediator
  • 2005 - Present
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers' Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • South Carolina's Commission on Lawyer Conduct by appointment from the South Carolina Supreme Court
  • Member
  • 2005 - 2008
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Board of Delegates
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Satchel Ford Elementary
  • PTO President
  • 2001 - 2002
  • Shandon Presbyterian Church
  • Elder
  • 2001 - 2004
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Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Legal Elite
  • Greenville Business Magazine
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Chambers USA
  • Chambers USA
  • 2015
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  • South Carolina Lawyer
  • After the Dust Clears, Changes in S.C. Tort Law
  • 2005
  • South Carolina Jurisprudence
  • The Lieutenant Governor
  • 1992
  • South Carolina Law Review
  • Donald Stuart Russell – In Memoriam
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • SC Bar Conference on Fraud Against the Government and Whistleblower Actions
  • Relator's Standing and Potential Recovery and Protections
  • 2012

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Columbia Government Lawyer John C. Moylan
John C. Moylan
Government Attorney
Columbia, SC
Licensed for 34 years