Columbia, SC- Elizabeth Herlong Brogdon, Esq. has been named Executive Director of the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association of SC (WSWA-SC). In this role, Elizabeth will lead the Association, to include overseeing legislative strategy, coordinating legislative efforts, working closely with state regulatory agencies (primarily SLED and SCDOR), and providing legal advice to the Association’s member wholesalers.
Elizabeth previously served as Chief Counsel to the South Carolina Judicial Merit Selection Commission and Staff Attorney to the South Carolina Senate.
Prior to her work with the State, Elizabeth spent more than 20 years in private practice at Nexsen Pruet (5 years) and then Nelson Mullins (14 years), where her practice focused primarily on appellate litigation.
Following law school, Elizabeth clerked for the Honorable Robert F. Chapman on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Elizabeth received her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of South Carolina and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association of SC
Established in 2009, the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association of SC (WSWA-SC) is a non-profit trade association that provides a collaborative forum and a collective voice for South Carolina’s wine and spirits wholesalers. WSWA-SC monitors and advocates for its members on legislative and other matters that affect the industry and provides information to and educates state policymakers on key issues. WSWA-SC works in the community to promote the safe, legal, moderate consumption of wine and spirits. For more information, please visit www.wswa-sc.com.