Matthew T. Richardson - Wyche, P.A.

Matthew T. Richardson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Matthew's practice focuses on civil litigation, and he has participated in cases involving shareholder oppression, consumer protection, voting rights and election protests, commercial and real estate law, copyright infringement, insurance bad faith, employment law, medical malpractice, personal injury, and products liability.  His experience includes jury trials, bench trials, preliminary motions and injunctions, dispositive motions, class action certification determinations, mediations, arbitrations, and appeals.

Duke UniversityAB 1995University of South CarolinaJ.D. 1998
South Carolina Association for JusticeRichland County Bar Association Fourth Circuit Judicial ConferenceDemocratic National CommitteeLiberty FellowshipFederal Bar AssociationAmerican Association for JusticeTaxpayers Against Fraud

Case History

Matthew has appeared in federal and state courts in South Carolina regularly since joining the Bar, as
  •     Lead counsel in minority shareholder oppression suit involving multiple entities organized in multiple states
  •     Lead counsel in consumer protection litigation with statewide and policy-level implications
  •     Counsel in a medical malpractice case with catastrophic and permanent injuries
  •     Appellate counsel for the League of Women Voters and the South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP in the landmark equitable school funding case
  •     Counsel for the lead plaintiff in a federal three-judge panel voting rights case that went through trial resulting in affirmative relief and an agreed-on fee award for the client
  •     Counsel in a minority shareholder suit litigated as an adversary proceeding in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina
  •     Counsel in numerous copyright infringement cases in various federal courts
  •     Counsel in major federal securities litigation that ultimately reached a settlement after jury selection
  •     Lead counsel in a federal employment discrimination case
  •     Lead counsel in a products liability class action removed to federal court that was transferred by the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation to the District of South Carolina for pre-trial litigation
  •     Lead counsel in another voting rights case in the District of South Carolina that resulted in the client receiving an affirmative injunction against the State and an agreed-on payment of attorneys' fees and costs
  •     Lead counsel in a voting rights case challenging the state's election system

Office Location

44 East Camperdown Way
P.O. Box 728
Greenville, SC 29602-0728
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Greenville Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Greenville Metro Area
Matthew T. Richardson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Matthew T. Richardson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs