Mitchell Willoughby

Mitchell Willoughby


Willoughby & Hoefer, P.A.

Recognized since 2015

Columbia, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Administrative / Regulatory Law
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Originally from Mullins, South Carolina, Mitch has practiced law for more than 38 years. Mitch began his practice as an attorney with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina, where he was engaged in facets of rate, compliance, safety and operational regulation of regulated utilities, telecommunications companies, and transportation carriers. Since entering private practice in 1977, Mitch has assisted clients in matters involving litigation of business and contractual disputes; class action litigation from both the plaintiff's and defendant's perspective; litigation and arbitration on behalf of investors who have lost money in their securities, trust and financial accounts due to mismanagement or fraud; business transactions; acquisition of and disputes related to utility rights of way, easements, and other real property interests; administrative law cases involving health care licensing issues; and regulatory cases for companies providing gas, electric, telecommunications, water, sewer and common carrier services. Mitch is a certified arbitrator by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the American Arbitration Association.

Location

  • 930 Richland Street
    P.O. Box 8416
    Columbia, SC 29202-8416

Education

  • Clemson University, BS

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, South Carolina Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Federal Communications Bar Association - Member
  • First Community Bank - Founding Shareholder and Chairmen of the Board
  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association - Member
  • Richland County Bar Association - Member
  • South Carolina Bar Association - Member
  • Transportation Lawyers Association - Member

Willoughby & Hoefer, P.A.
Headquarters: Columbia, South Carolina

5 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Administrative / Regulatory Law

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

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law, Columbia, SC (2018)
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law, Columbia, SC (2015)

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

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law

Awards:

  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent in Martindale-Hubbell

Practice Areas

Business Law

Civil Litigation

Class Action Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Healthcare Law

Securities Mismanagement and Fraud

Public Utilities Law

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