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Christy E. Mahon

Christy E. Mahon

Columbia, South Carolina

Prior to joining the firm, Christy was a Staff Attorney for the Supreme Court of South Carolina. Christy is a summa cum laude graduate from Francis Marion University. She received her Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She was External Editor and Articles Editor for the Law Review, recipient of the Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award, and recipient of the Corpus Juris Secundum Awards in Contracts, Property, Civil Procedure, and Torts. Christy's practice areas include construction law, products liability law, general insurance defense, insurance coverage litigation, and appellate advocacy.  She is a member of the Richland County Bar, the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association, and the Defense Research Institute.  Christy grew up in Cheraw, South Carolina. She is involved in children's and nursing home ministries.  She also volunteers with a nonprofit organization that assists the elderly, underprivileged children, and the physically and mentally disabled.  Christy enjoys running, playing tennis, and painting.

Christy was selected for the Super Lawyers 2013 South Carolina Rising Stars List for the demonstration of excellence in the practice of law.  This honor is limited to only 2.5 percent of the attorneys within South Carolina.  Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.  The selection process is rigorous and results in third-party validation of Christy's accomplishments.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • General Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Products Liability Law

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Secretary of the South Carolina Bar Construction Law Section