GREENVILLE, SC – Meliah Bowers Jefferson, an attorney at Wyche, P.A., has been recognized as one of Greenville’s “Best and Brightest 35 and Under” by Southern First and Greenville Business Magazine. The list highlights young Greenville leaders for accomplishments in their careers and their commitment to making a difference in the community. Candidates are nominated for the honor, and are chosen based on a rigorous selection process.
Jefferson focuses her practice at Wyche on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property law, and insurance coverage matters. She is on the Board of Directors for the South Carolina Women Lawyer’s Association and serves on the Law School Professionalism Committee for the South Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on the Profession. Jefferson is actively involved with the American Heart Association, serving as the 2014 Upstate Heart Walk Executive Challenge Chairperson and as a coordinator of the Lawyers Have Heart initiative.
Prior to joining Wyche, Jefferson served as law clerk to The Honorable J. Michelle Childs, United States District Judge. She began her career serving as law clerk to The Honorable Jean H. Toal, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Carolina. Jefferson is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business and earned her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she served on the editorial board of the ABA Real Property, Probate, and Trust Journal.
Wyche is a full-service law firm that has practiced law and served the Greenville community for more than 90 years. In that time, Wyche has participated in landmark litigation, served as counsel on cutting-edge transactions, and provided community leadership that has helped shape and drive our region’s growth and success. With offices in Greenville and Columbia, Wyche is the South Carolina member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms.