Thad H. Westbrook

Thad H. Westbrook

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Recognized since 2015

Columbia, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Banking and Finance

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Thad Westbrook is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices in South Carolina in the areas of business and complex litigation, consumer finance litigation, class action defense, administrative law, and campaign and election law issues. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Firm's Recruiting Committee and a former member of the Firm’s Associates Committee.


  • Meridian, 17th Floor
    1320 Main Street
    Columbia, SC 29201


  • University of South Carolina-Columbia, JD, graduated 1999
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia, BA, graduated 1996

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, South Carolina


  • Law Related Education Committee - Former Chair
  • American Bar Association - Former Chair (2005-2006) and Vice Chair (2003-2005), Business Law Committee for the Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association - Member, Business Law Section
  • Committee on Character and Fitness, South Carolina Supreme Court - Member
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court - Member
  • South Carolina Bar - Former Chair, Professionalism Committee for the Young Lawyers Division
  • South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association - Former Member, Board of Directors

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Commercial Litigation


  • Liberty Fellow, Class of 2012
  • 20 Under 40 Class of Young Business Leaders in the Midlands of South Carolina, The State (2009)
  • Recipient, Firm's Edward W. Mullins Excellence in Marketing Award (2006)
  • Recipient, Beyond Pro Bono Award, Richland County Court Appointed Special Advocates (2001)

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