John C. Moylan III

John C. Moylan III

Wyche, P.A.

Recognized since 2008

Columbia, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Government Relations Practice

Litigation - First Amendment

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Qui Tam Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Government Relations Practice
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Government Relations Practice
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John represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court and has frequently argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court. He has a diverse litigation and appellate practice, handling matters related to the False Claims Act, health care, personal injury, and business litigation.

He also represents governmental clients, such as county and state governments, and private clients before governmental bodies. John has been certified as a mediator since 2005 and serves by appointment of the South Carolina Supreme Court as a member of the Commission on Lawyer Conduct. He also serves on the firm’s Executive Committee.

As an advocate for his clients and friends, John has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek Magazine, and People Magazine. He has also appeared on national television shows including Larry King Live, MSNBC, Fox News, Anderson Cooper 360, and Good Morning America.


  • 807 Gervais Street, Suite 301
    Columbia, SC 29201


  • Harvard University Law School , J.D., graduated 1987
  • Presbyterian College, B.A., graduated 1984

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, Bar
  • District of Columbia, District of Columbia Bar


  • American Bar Association - Fellow
  • John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court - Member
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers' Association - Member
  • South Carolina's Commission on Lawyer Conduct by appointment from the South Carolina Supreme Court - Member
  • South Carolina Bar Association - Member

Federal Clerkships

  • United States Court of Appeals

Wyche, P.A.
Headquarters: Greenville, South Carolina

19 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

3 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Best Law Firms Badge Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Government Relations Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Government Relations Practice, Columbia, SC (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Qui Tam Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Litigation


  • Listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2013-Present
  • Listed in Chambers USA, 2015-Present
  • Named "The State's Best Attorney" by The State newspaper, 2016
  • Recognized as "Legal Elite" by the Greenville Business Magazine, 2012, 2014-Present
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2008-Present

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