W. Mullins McLeod, Jr.
Charleston Personal Injury Attorney
A third-generation lawyer in South Carolina, Mullins McLeod is a fearless trial lawyer and dedicated victims’ rights advocate. He has successfully represented clients in a multitude of complex matters including mass toxic torts, civil rights violations, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, catastrophic injury, and irresponsible commercial practices. Mullins has extensive jury trial experience and has litigated and argued many cases against large corporations in various state and federal courts in the country. Mullins has won million-dollar verdicts and settlements in a multitude of jurisdictions including South Carolina, North Carolina, Arkansas, Virginia, and New Jersey.
Because of his determination and emphasis on the art of advocacy Mullins has consistently achieved record setting jury verdicts including: the second largest wrongful death verdict in S.C. (2013), the largest wrongful death verdict in S.C. (2014), the largest breach of employment contract verdict in S.C. (2016), the fifth largest wrongful death verdict in S.C. history (2022), and the largest personal injury verdict in a non-death case in S.C. and second largest verdict of any kind in S.C. (2018). His courtroom victories have also gained national attention including being recognized by the National Law Journal’s Top 100 verdicts of the Year in 2014 as a result of the $97,500,000.00 verdict Mullins won in Federal Court on behalf of a civil rights victim.
Mullins was born on March 4, 1972 and is from Walterboro, SC. He is a graduate of Woodberry Forest School (1990), Wofford College (1994) and the University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D. 1997). He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1997, the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina in 1998, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998 and the United States Supreme Court in 2014.
Having come from a long line of attorneys who have served South Carolina in the Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches of State Government, Mullins has a deep commitment to the State of South Carolina. Mullins served two terms as the Chairman of the Charleston County Democratic Party and was a Democratic Candidate for Governor in 2010. Currently, Mullins serves as a member of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Board of Visitors.