Greenville, S.C. — The law firm of Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham, P.A. announced today that William M. Wilson III and Matthew T. Richardson have been invited to membership in the firm and John S. Harvey and David H. Koysza have joined the firm as associates.
Mr. Wilson joined the Wyche firm in 2000 and concentrates his practice in litigation. Prior to joining the Wyche firm, Mr. Wilson served as law clerk to the Honorable Henry M. Herlong, Jr., United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. He is a 1991 magna cum laude graduate of Davidson College and earned his law degree with high honors from the University of North Carolina in 1998. While in law school, he was an editor on the North Carolina Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Mr. Wilson is a member of the current Leadership Greenville Class XXXIII.
Mr. Richardson joined the Wyche firm in 2001 and concentrates his practice in litigation. Before joining the firm, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Kaye G. Hearn, South Carolina Court of Appeals, and to the Honorable Patrick Michael Duffy, United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. A graduate of Duke University with a degree in Economics, he earned his law degree in 1998 from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was Editor in Chief of the South Carolina Law Review and a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe. Mr. Richardson serves on the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center and as a member of the Board of Governors of the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association. He has served as President of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
Mr. Harvey joined the Wyche firm as a corporate paralegal in 1997. He received his B.A. degree summa cum laude from Drew University in 1990, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his M.B.A. from Clemson University’s evening program in 2002 and graduated with honors in 2006 from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he earned membership in the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Wig and Robe. Mr. Harvey was a South Carolina Legal Scholar and received CALI Awards (American Jurisprudence) for Legal Drafting, Professional Responsibility and Torts. Mr. Harvey concentrates his practice in corporate law.
Mr. Koysza joined the Wyche firm in 2006 and concentrates his practice in litigation. Prior to joining the Wyche firm, he served as law clerk to the Honorable William W. Wilkins, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2004-05, and he practiced appellate litigation with the U.S. Solicitor General in Washington, D.C., 2005-06. Mr. Koysza earned his undergraduate degree magna cum laude in 2001 from Furman University, and his law degree magna cum laude in 2004 from Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, served as Executive Editor of the Duke Law Journal, and was the winner of the Hardt Cup Moot Court Competition. He also serves as a coach for Furman University’s mock trial program.
The Wyche firm is a full service law firm. Its practice includes corporate law, securities, taxation, antitrust and trade regulation, complex trial and appellate litigation, First Amendment and media law, environmental law, health care, class actions, commercial real estate, intellectual property, employee benefits and employment law, insurance practices, estate planning and probate, and alternative dispute resolution.
Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham, P.A., with offices in Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina, is the South Carolina member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms.