Ms. Peavy practices in the area of medical malpractice defense. She also maintains a litigation practice in bad faith and coverage matters, and handles a select number of personal injury and employment cases each year. In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Peavy also has experience in appellate matters, having argued before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and briefed cases in both the South Carolina Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Peavy graduated with honors from Colgate University and was awarded her juris doctor degree in 2001 from the University of South Carolina School of Law. While in law school, she was an associate editor of the South Carolina Environmental Law Journal.
Prior to joining The McKay Firm, Ms. Peavy was special counsel for several years at a local personal injury firm. Previously, she practiced at one of South Carolina’s oldest law firms, where her practice focused on commercial litigation and life insurance matters. Ms. Peavy is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of South Carolina, the United States District Court for South Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She and her husband, also an attorney, reside in Columbia with their two children.
McKay Firm Partner, Dan Settana, stated “2018 has been a year of growth here at The McKay Firm, and we could not be more excited to have Rachel join our growing team. Her trial experience is a welcome asset for our healthcare litigation team, and we know she will bring valuable insight to our clients.”
About The McKay Firm: The McKay Firm is a defense-oriented civil litigation firm based in Columbia, South Carolina. Since 1908, our attorneys have provided excellent legal services to our clients across the US. Our firm maintains an AV-Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed as a Recommended Insurance Firm by A.M. Best and the American Business & Insurance Attorneys. The firm was also selected for inclusion in Best Law Firms in America®. For more information about The McKay Firm, please visit www.mckayfirm.com.
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