Wm. Howell Morrison - Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A.

Wm. Howell Morrison

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015

Morrison’s practice is mainly concentrated on business litigation while maintaining an active appellate practice. 

He is a former federal law clerk and federal prosecutor with experience in complex disputes involving diverse practice areas. In recent years, he has represented clients in various corporate disputes, financial and banking litigation, defense of legal malpractice cases, environmental litigation, eminent domain battles, prosecution of insurance fraud, and insurance coverage disputes.

Morrison has defended wrongful death cases to verdict and represented parties in class actions and multi-district litigation.  He spent almost a decade representing a nationally prominent plaintiff’s firm in a series of arbitrations stemming from the withdrawal of several shareholders and resulting disputes over clients, fees and assets.

Active in national, state and local professional organizations, Mr. Morrison is a permanent member the Judicial Conference for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a former president of the Charleston Lawyers Club and a former secretary-treasurer of the Charleston County Bar Association.  Morrison also served on the SC Bar’s House of Delegates and is a past chair of its Practice and Procedure Committee. 

Before going into private practice, he clerked for The Honorable Falcon B. Hawkins, United States District Judge, in Charleston and served as Assistant U.S. Attorney in Charleston from 1980 to 1984. 

Washington and Lee UniversityBA 1976University of South CarolinaJ.D. 1979
American Board of Trial Advocates

Office Location

134 Meeting Street, Third Floor
P.O. Box 340
Charleston, SC 29402-0340
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants