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Anna Catherine Parham

Anna Catherine Parham

Associate

Meridian
1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
anna.parham@nelsonmullins.com

Anna Catherine focuses her work on litigation and is part of our issues and appeals practice. She is involved on matters in the consumer financial services area, insurance coverage cases, and works with trial teams in shaping strategies with an eye toward appeal. She has experience dealing with high profile civil cases, discovery cases, legislation...

Anna Catherine focuses her work on litigation and is part of our issues and appeals practice. She is involved on matters in the consumer financial services area, insurance coverage cases, and works with trial teams in shaping strategies with an eye toward appeal. She has experience dealing with high profile civil cases, discovery cases, legislation regarding climate change, and criminal justice reform.

 

Anna Catherine Parham

regarding climate change, and criminal justice reform.

 

Anna Catherine focuses her work on litigation and is part of our issues and appeals practice. She is involved on matters in the consumer financial services area, insurance coverage cases, and works with trial teams in shaping strategies with an eye toward appeal. She has experience dealing with high profile civil cases, discovery cases, legislation... regarding climate change, and criminal justice reform.

 

Experience

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Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Dean Colin Miller, University of South Carolina School of Law (2019-2021)
  • Teaching Assistant (Property Law), Dean Ned Snow, University of South Carolina School of Law (2021)

Educational Activities

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Order of Barristers
    • Konduros Leadership Development Program
    • Guardian ad Litem, Richland County Court Appointed Special Advocates
    • Exchequer, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
    • Pupil Member, John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
    • Judicial Observation Experience, Justice John Kittredge (2020), Judge Jocelyn Newman (2019) 
    • Renmin University of China Law School Exchange Program
  • University of South Carolina
    • Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Phi Mu Sorority
    • Order of Omega

Languages

  • Spanish

Education

  • The Citadel, MBA, with distinction
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD, cum laude
    • Associate Editor in Chief, Vol. 72, Editorial Staff, Vol. 71, South Carolina Law Review
    • Chief Justice, Moot Court Bar
    • Roberts Senior Class Writing Award
    • Robert T. Bockman Award
    • Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Scholarship Award
    • Capers Bouton Memorial Scholarship Award
  • University of South Carolina, BA, summa cum laude
    • Mitsubishi Polyester Film Scholarship Award

Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Clerkships

  • Judicial Law Clerk, The Honorable John D. Geathers, South Carolina Court of Appeals (2021 - 2022)

Practice Areas

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  • Order of the Silver Crescent, Governor Henry McMaster 
  • Kentucky Colonel Award, Governor Andy Beshear
  • 20 Under 40 Honoree, The State Newspaper
  • Walker E. Solomon Award, South Carolina Education Association
  • Jefferson Award, Jefferson Awards Foundation & WACH Fox 57
  • Arkansas Traveler Award, Governor Asa Hutchinson
  • Fresh Voices Award, South Carolina Humanities
  • South Carolina Women in Business “Woman to Watch” Award, Columbia Business Monthly
  • Phenomenal Millennial, Phenomenal Women Leading Awards
  • Community Leader Award, South Carolina Association for Volunteer Administrators
  • Key to the City of Greer
  • Best Oralist, Kate Bockman Memorial Moot Court Competition
  • Presidential Coin of Excellence, University of South Carolina
  • Fellowship Award, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity (Alpha Upsilon Chapter)
  • Young Lawyers Committee, Top Contributor – 2022 Congaree Classic Pro Bono Challenge, Richland County Bar Association
  • Steering Committee, Professional Development Committee, United Way – Young Leaders Society
  • Vice Chair, The Crescent publication, Junior League of Columbia
  • Alumni Association, Chapter Excellence Board Advisor, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity
  • Oral History Committee, South Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Membership Committee, Palmetto Club
  • Contemporaries, Columbia Museum of Art
  • Leadership Lexington, 2022 cohort
  • Konduros Leadership Development Program, 2020 graduate
  • Modjeska Monteith Simkins School for Human Rights, 2021 graduate
  • United Way, Young Leaders Society
  • Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference, Volunteer