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Axton Crolley

Axton Crolley


1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201

Axton focuses his practice on products liability and business litigation.

Axton focuses his practice on products liability and business litigation.

Axton Crolley

Axton focuses his practice on products liability and business litigation.


Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Previous Professional Experience

  • Constitutional Law Fellow, University of South Carolina Constitutional Law Center (2021-2022)
  • Associate, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP (2019-2021)

Educational Activities

  • University of South Carolina 
    • Writing Tutor for Legal Writing Instructor, Shelby Leonardi's 1L Class, "Legal Research, Analysis and Writing"
    • Research Assistant for Joseph Seiner, Oliver Ellsworth Professor of Federal Practice, USC School of Law
    • Executive Articles Editor, South Carolina Law Review
    • Student Member, John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
    • Recipient, CALI Awards for Legal Research, Analysis and Writing I; Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing II; Torts; Sales; Regulation of the Financial Sector & Money; Tax Policy; Consumer Law; Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation; Future of the Legal Profession


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (2019)
    • Clerk of Court, Order of the Wig and Robe
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Notre Dame, Master of Medieval Studies (2016)
  • University of Cambridge, MPhil, Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, distinguished performance (2014)
  • University of South Carolina, BAIS, Linguistics, summa cum laude (2013)


  • South Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • S.C. Supreme Court Pro Bono Honor Roll (2020)
  • Recipient, Victor A. Michalewitz Award for Excellence in Legal Writing, South Carolina Law Review (2018)
  • Recipient, South Carolina Bar Employment and Labor Law Memorial Scholarship (2018)
  • Recipient, Memory Hold the Door Endowment Scholarship, University of South Carolina School of Law (2016-2019)
  • Recipient, Benefactors’ Scholarship, St John’s College, University of Cambridge (2013-2014)