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Meliah Bowers Jefferson

Litigation Attorney at Greenville, SC

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Meliah works primarily in the area of trial and appellate litigation, with an emphasis on complex civil litigation and intellectual property law. Her varied experience includes representing plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving corporate governance, commercial law, election law, governmental authority, and disputes over intellectual property -- such as trademark, copyright, patents, and trade secrets. She also assists clients in general corporate matters and advises clients on assessing intellectual property issues associated with corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions. She has served as law clerk to The Honorable Jean H. Toal, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Carolina and to The Honorable J. Michelle Childs, United States District Judge. Meliah is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business, where she double majored in marketing and finance. She also earned her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board of the ABA Real Property, Probate, and Trust Journal and as President of the Black Law Students Association.

Licensed for 17 years
State SC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2005
Updated 11/23/2022

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Wyche, P.A.
44 E Camperdown Way
Greenville, SC, 29601-3512

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Wyche, P.A.
  • 2013 - Present
  • Law Clerk
  • Hon. J. Michelle Childs, United States District Court
  • 2010 - 2013
  • Associate
  • Wyche, P.A.
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Law Clerk
  • Hon. Jean H. Toal, Supreme Court of South Carolina
  • 2005 - 2007
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Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • University of South Carolina
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)
  • 2002

Associations

  • American Heart Association
  • National Spokesperson
  • 2015 - Present
  • SC Bar
  • House of Delegates
  • 2013 - Present
  • South Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on the Profession
  • Law School Professionalism Committee
  • N/A
  • Donald James Sampson Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • South Carolina Black Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • SC Bar
  • Board of Governors
  • 2015 - 2015
  • United Way of Greenville
  • Legal Division Co-Chair
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Friends of the Greenville Zoo
  • Board Member
  • 2008 - 2013
  • Urban League of the Upstate Young Professionals
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2012
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia
  • Mentor
  • 2006 - 2007
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Awards

  • Rising Star
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates Award
  • National Bar Association
  • 2015
  • National Spokesperson
  • American Heart Association
  • 2015
  • Best and Brightest Under 35
  • Greenville Business Magazine
  • 2014
  • Leadership Greenville, Class 38
  • Leadership Greenville
  • 2012
  • SC Bar Association Leadership Academy
  • SC Bar Association
  • 2012
  • Furman Connections Women’s Leadership Program
  • Furman Connections
  • 2009
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Publications

  • G-Bar News
  • Supreme Court Implements New Business Court Pilot Program
  • 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • S.C. Bar Convention
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness: Right Strategy, Right Now
  • 2015
  • Greenville Bar Association Annual CLE
  • Appellate Practice Project
  • 2015
  • SCWLA–Greenville Region
  • So You Want to Be A Lawyer and A Mom
  • 2014
  • Greenville Bar Association Annual CLE
  • Pre-Trial Motions Practice
  • 2014
  • Furman University Constitution Day
  • Voting Rights Act
  • 2013
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Greenville Litigation Lawyer Meliah Bowers Jefferson
Meliah Bowers Jefferson
Litigation Attorney
Greenville, SC
Licensed for 17 years