Cayce, S.C. (June 7, 2017) – SCANA Corp. announced today that Jim Odell Stuckey has been named Senior Vice President and General Counsel effective with the retirement of current General Counsel Ron Lindsay, July 1.
Stuckey joined SCANA in 2009 as Associate General Counsel and in 2013 was promoted to Deputy General Counsel/Director of the Legal Department where he has managed attorneys responsible for litigation, labor and employment, environmental, contract and real estate matters, among other responsibilities.
Prior to joining SCANA, Stuckey opened the Columbia office of national labor and employment law firm, Littler Mendelson, P.C. He previously served as a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, and was Chief Legal Counsel for former South Carolina Governor Jim Hodges.
Outside of SCANA, Stuckey has served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Professionalism for the American Bar Association, as a member of the Board of Visitors for the University of South Carolina, and as Chair of South Carolina Legal Services. He also was recently elected to membership in The American Law Institute.
Stuckey earned a Juris Doctorate, with honors, from Duke University School of Law. He also earned a B.A. in Journalism from the University of South Carolina, graduating Magna Cum Laude.