W. MULLINS MCLEOD, JR.

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.

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MICHAEL THOMAS COOPER

Michael Thomas Cooper is an experienced trial lawyer representing plaintiffs in catastrophic personal injury and civil rights cases at McLeod Law Group.  Michael’s civil litigation practice includes cases relating to tractor-trailer truck wrecks, motorcycle wrecks, dram shop (liquor liability/ drunk driver) actions, child sexual assault and abuse, medical malpractice, general negligence, and civil rights claims brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983.  He has also successfully represented clients in sophisticated contract dispute litigation.  Michael has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of clients at McLeod Law Group.

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JACQUELINE LAPAN EDGERTON

Jackie represents clients in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Her practice focuses on representing individuals who have suffered civil rights and constitutional violations, catastrophic bodily injuries, and families who have lost a loved one in wrongful death claims. She joined McLeod Law Group, LLC in 2013 and draws on her wide-range of litigation experience to vigorously advocate for her clients. Her background includes labor and employment law for the U.S. Department of the Army; criminal law as a prosecutor in Georgia and the District of Columbia; and civil litigation and securities defense in private practice as an associate at Crowell & Moring LLP in Washington, D.C.

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H. COOPER WILSON, III

Cooper Wilson joins McLeod Law Group, LLC after practicing law in Charleston at a respected civil defense firm where he was a partner. He has extensive civil litigation and trial experience and handles medical malpractice, products liability, automobile, sexual assault, and general negligence cases.

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COLIN V. RAM

Colin represents individuals and families in a wide range of trial-level tort, civil rights, and fraud cases.  He has successfully represented clients in complex litigation involving novel issues of law and challenging discovery issues.  Because the nature of his practice often requires him to tackle difficult legal problems other lawyers shy away from, he brings to each case a level of determination and creativity to help seek out a just result for his clients.

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LEGAL ASSISTANTS

BROOKE A. DIMEO

Brooke was born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey and graduated from Blair Academy in 1997. She moved to Charleston in 1997 to attend college and graduated from the College of Charleston in 2001 with a B.A. in Corporate Communications. While attending the College of Charleston she was a volunteer with the Family Christian Y for the Adaptive Aquatics Program.

Brooke has been the Senior Litigation paralegal in the Plaintiff’s practice for Mullins McLeod for just over 10 years. She is responsible for assisting and supporting attorneys in trial preparation for multimillion dollar litigation cases, attending trials and managing trial organization for major cases. She is experienced in various areas of law, such as civil litigation, corporate law and estate planning.

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SARAH LUNDQUIST NORTON

Sarah was born in Annapolis, Maryland and grew up in Charleston, where she graduated from Ashley Hall. She went on to attend Columbia University in New York, earning a degree in Middle East Studies and serving as secretary of her class council.

Sarah has over twelve years of experience working in Charleston-area law firms on a diverse array of cases in state, federal, and appellate courts throughout the country, including the United States Supreme Court. Her work has included assisting in civil litigation, family law, and criminal defense. For six years Sarah worked for a globally renowned law firm on international counter-terrorism cases brought on behalf of thousands of victims of terrorist attacks and directed against the alleged financiers of such incidents.

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