Hughey Law Firm, LLC is located in Charleston, South Carolina, and focuses on personal injury, representing clients throughout the state. We represent people injured in a variety of situations: motor vehicle (e.g., car, truck, taxi, Uber, Lyft, bus, bicycle, motorcycle, etc.) or pedestrian accidents, brain injury, slip-and-fall, trip-and-fall, dog bite, and burn injury, as well as wrongful death and workers' compensation. Attorney Nathan Hughey is top-rated in legal ability and ethics, and we’re ready to provide you with that level of service. For a free consultation, please call us at (843) 203-6689. Results are not guaranteed. Each case must be evaluated on its own facts.
Attorney Nathan Hughey is a fourth-generation South Carolinian who opened Hughey Law Firm in 2007 after having worked for five years as an attorney defending nursing homes and insurance companies. Using the years of invaluable experience gained as a defense attorney, Mr. Hughey and his team of lawyers, experts, and support staff now fight for the rights of the injured and aggrieved against many of those same nursing homes and insurance companies to the tune of $185 million in verdict and settlements for their clients.* Mr. Hughey and the Hughey Law Firm have won numerous awards, including the Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell, which is given to less than four percent (4%) of law firms nationwide due to the exceptional client service Mr. Hughey has shown throughout his time as a personal injury attorney in South Carolina.
Attorney Nathan Hughey was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, graduating from A.C. Flora High School in 1992. After high school graduation, Mr. Hughey attended the College of Charleston, where he graduated in 1996 with a degree in Political Science. Afterward, Mr. Hughey returned to the state’s capital to attend the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he graduated in 2000.
That same year, Mr. Hughey was admitted to the South Carolina Bar and joined Hood Law Firm, LLC of Charleston, South Carolina. Eventually, Mr. Hughey would become a partner at the firm. At Hood Law Firm, Mr. Hughey was tasked with defending nursing homes, large corporations, and insurance companies in complex personal injury cases, much like those he represents plaintiffs in today. During this time, Mr. Hughey also gained admission to the United States District Court, District of South Carolina (2001).
Although a successful civil defense litigator, Mr. Hughey always felt for the injured parties across the table from him; therefore, in 2006, Mr. Hughey joined Lourie Law Firm, LLC to begin his career representing plaintiffs. During his time with the firm, Mr. Hughey secured numerous victories for his clients in a nursing home, auto accidents, and slip and fall cases. Also, in 2006, Mr. Hughey was admitted to the United States District Court for the Fourth Circuit.
In 2007, Mr. Hughey opened the Hughey Law Firm in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, to continue to fight for the rights of those who have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or actions. As owner and managing partner of the Hughey Law Firm, Mr. Hughey handles many types of civil cases, including but not limited to, elder abuse in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, auto and trucking accidents, and premises liability. Mr. Hughey has successfully argued before numerous state and federal courts in South Carolina. Additionally, Mr. Hughey has argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court.
Mr. Hughey resides in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina with his wife, Liz. They have four children between them, Stokes, Bella, Sam, and Price. Mr. Hughey is active in the community, giving time and pro bono (free) legal services to those in need. Mr. Hughey also sponsors and coaches multiple youth sports teams every year (Hughey Law Firm sports teams have won many championships over the years).