C. William McGee - Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

C. William McGee

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 864-271-5357

Billy McGee serves as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer practicing out of GWB’s Greenville, South Carolina, office.  He is also a member of the firm’s business and commercial litigation, product’s liability, toxic and mass torts, and drug and medical device teams. For more than two decades, McGee has defended a wide variety of business disputes, as well as mass tort and catastrophic injury claims, in both federal and state courts.

As an accomplished litigator and an integral member of the firm’s complex litigation practice, McGee has extensive experience defending a wide range of products liability and mass tort claims.  In his practice, he regularly represents clients in the following industries:

  • Aerial Lifts and Equipment
  • Building Materials and Products
  • Construction Equipment
  • Consumer Products
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Lawn and Turf Care Equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Devices

As part of his practice, McGee is frequently called upon to advise clients during the emergency response to catastrophic accidents. He has significant experience in leading all aspects of the post-accident investigation.

As GWB’s Chief Executive Officer, McGee is also responsible for the executive leadership of the firm’s five offices in North and South Carolina. He regularly consults with the firm’s attorneys and provides strategic oversight and direction to GWB’s 23 major practice areas.  In his role as Chief Executive Officer, McGee strives to ensure that every client is receiving exceptional quality and service from all of the attorneys at the firm.

Additional Information

Notable Cases
  • Dickerson v. AME, Inc. v. Interstate Sign Company, Inc. 944 F. Supp. 454 (D.S.C. 1996)
  • Nednow v. Pruitt and Piedmont Natural Gas, 521 S.E.2d 755 (Ct. App. 1999)
University of South Carolina School of LawJ.D. 1992
American Bar AssociationSouth Carolina BarGreenville County Bar AssociationDefense Research InstituteSouth Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association

Office Location

One Liberty Square, Suite 1200
55 Beattie Place
Greenville, SC 29601
United States


Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (Mass Tort, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical)