Firm Profile

The McKay Firm


1303 Blanding Street
P.O. Box 7212
Columbia, SC 29202
United States
(803) 256.4645

Firm Details

The McKay Firm is more than just a local law practice. Since 2010, U.S. News & World Report has named The McKay Firm as one of the Best Law Firms in America. Since 2011, A. M. Best selected the Firm for inclusion in its Recommended Insurance Attorney Directory. Partners, Julius W. "Jay" McKay, II, and Daniel R. Settana, are listed in SuperLawyers, a recommendation from their peers based on their expertise with complex litigation. The McKay Firm has an AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer-review measure of ethical standards and professional capabilities. 




Women: 2

Men: 4

Of Counsel

Men: 1


Men: 3

Management / Department Heads

Women: 2

Men: 1


Women: 7

Men: 1

Non-Legal Employees

Women: 2

Men: 1


  • Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Rating
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands
  • Super Lawyers
  • A.M. Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys
  • A. M. Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers
  • Town & Country Magazine Leading Law Firm


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  • Aiken County Government
  • Cherokee Insurance Company
  • Crawford & Company
  • Dallas National Insurance
  • Guard Insurance Company
  • JUA (Joint Underwriters Association) of South Carolina
  • Kapasi Glassmart, Inc.
  • MAG Mutual Insurance
  • Novant Health, Inc.
  • QBE Insurance
  • SC Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sedgwick Claims

About Our Clients

Accident Insurance Company, Cherokee Insurance Company, Amerisafe, GUARD, MAG Mutual, Midwestern, Zurich, Crawford & Company, Travelers Insurance, GMAC, QBE American, SC Property & Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association, Aiken County Council, SC Insurance Reserve Fund, Novant


Dorothy Stafford
Office Manager

Firm Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Construction Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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