Meet South Carolina Injury Attorney Chad McGowan


South Carolina lawyer Chad McGowan is a founding partner of McGown, Hood, Felder, and Phillips. Chad represents those who have been catastrophically injured as the result of others—physicians, hospitals, and commercial vehicle operators. He has extensive experience trying cases in front of a jury and is the only attorney in South Carolina history to have 3 jury verdicts in medical malpractice cases over $10 Million. Additionally, Chad has the current record for the largest personal injury settlement to a single plaintiff in excess of $40 Million.

He has been recognized as a South Carolina Super Lawyer every year since 2009, and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, The South Carolina Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

Chad McGowan graduated from Emory law school in 1995 and was then a law clerk for a Federal Judge. He then opened his own firm which has evolved into the present day McGowan, Hood, Felder, and Phillips. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.


South Carolina personal injury attorney you can trust to make things right

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2000
  • Georgia, 1995
  • South Carolina, 1995
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court


Chat McGowan

An experienced and compassionate attorney in South Carolina


South Carolina injury attorney and business litigation lawyer Chad McGowan has been practicing law for nearly 30 years. In his spare time, he enjoys bicycling, hunting, cooking and spending time with his twin girls and his son. He is married to the former Cassie Maloney, who he met at Tiger Town in Clemson, SC. They live in Fort Mill, SC.

Discover what we can do for you. Contact us today. Call 803-327-7800 and schedule a free case evaluation. Best of all, if you choose us to represent you, you only pay fees if you win. That’s because we work on a contingency fee basis. It’s that simple.

Put the power of a lawyer in Columbia, SC to work for you. Contact McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can help you get your life back on track.