Daniel Nathan Hughey
Phone: (843) 881-8644
Fax: (888) 884-8311
E-mail: E-mail Me
Attorney Nathan Hughey is rated AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. Mr. Hughey’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. Nathan Hughey also received a Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell® in 2012, which is given to less than 4% of law firms nationwide based upon providing exceptional client service. Nathan Hughey has also been named to the 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Transportation Law by Martindale-Hubbell and Legal Leaders. Nathan Hughey opened Hughey Law Firm in 2007, and the firm’s lawyers are responsible for over $28,000,000.00 in verdicts and settlements.* “Our local and Statewide Bar would be well served if there were more attorneys whose personal and professional lives exhibited the high standards of practice and ethics as I have come to know to be the hallmark of Mr. Hughey’s life.” – A Past President of Charleston County Bar Association.
Attorney Nathan Hughey graduated from the College of Charleston in 1996. He then attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, graduating in 2000. He joined Hood Law Firm LLC of Charleston that same year, where he became a partner. Mr. Hughey then joined Lourie Law Firm LLC in 2006, where he secured numerous victories for his clients. Mr. Hughey opened Hughey Law Firm LLC in 2007 to focus his efforts on civil litigation.
Mr. Hughey has handled numerous complex civil cases, including many wrongful death cases. He has handled many civil trials. He has argued before various state and federal courts in South Carolina and has argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court. Mr. Hughey is rated AV by his peers, which is the highest rating a lawyer can receive for both legal ability and ethical standards.
Mr. Hughey was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2000. He was admitted to the United States District Court, District of South Carolina, in 2001. He was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in 2006.
Mr. Hughey has been retained to speak on topics related to nursing home and assisted living litigation as well as protecting the elderly for many years. He also teaches nursing home and assisted living litigation and regulations to other attorneys annually and has authored extensive written materials regarding nursing home litigation, and South Carolinas medical malpractice rules. Many other firms retain Mr. Hughey on a regular basis to assist them in complex civil litigation and wrongful death matters.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, the Charleston County Bar, the American Association for Justice and the South Carolina Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Nursing Home Litigation section of the American Association for Justice and a Platinum Level Member of SuccessfulVerdicts.com. He is a former member of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association.
Mr. Hughey was born in Columbia, South Carolina and now resides in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The firm serves clients throughout South Carolina.Areas of Practice
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
Premises Liability / Slip and Falls
Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
Admiralty / Longshore claims
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
J.D. – 2000
College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
B.A. – 1996
Major: Political ScienceProfessional Associations and Memberships
Charleston County Bar Association, Member
South Carolina Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
South Carolina Association for Justice, Member
SuccessfulVerdicts.com, Platinum Level Member
South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, Former Member
Worldwide Who’s Who, Platinum MemberMartindale – Hubbell, Client Distinction Award
This honor has been made possible by your clients who have taken the time to compliment you in the following areas:
✔ Communications Ability
✔ Quality of Service
✔ Value for Money