Announcement (Press Release) - Member Firm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 3, 2012) — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today that W. Marshall Taylor, Jr. will become the agency’s new General Counsel.
As General Counsel, Taylor will oversee DHEC's legal team and Freedom of Information Office, as well as advise the Board. He will report to Director, Catherine Templeton and will also have a seat on DHEC’s executive management team. His appointment is effective May 14, 2012.
"Marshall brings with him a valuable combination of legal, environmental, and business experience, which aligns well with our strategic goals," said Templeton. "We are excited to have him on board and look forward to leveraging both his legal expertise, his background with the regulated community, and experience as a customer of DHEC."
Taylor comes to DHEC from McNair Law Firm, P.A. where he is a Shareholder in the Firm’s Administrative & Regulatory section. His practice at McNair has been primarily focused in the area of environmental law. He also serves as Chairman of the Firm’s Associate Development Committee. Prior to attending law school and joining McNair, Taylor worked for Westinghouse Savannah River Company where he served in various engineering and management capacities at the Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina.
"Marshall has a great track record as an attorney and will be missed by all here at McNair," said David Tigges, McNair’s Managing Shareholder. “We wish Marshall and his family well as they embark on this new chapter in his career.”
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is the state agency charged with protecting public health, coastal resources, and the state's land, air and water quality. To learn more about DHEC visit, www.scdhec.gov.
McNair Law Firm, P.A. is a full-service law firm serving businesses, government and individuals from eight offices in South Carolina
For more information about W. Marshall Taylor, Jr. and McNair visit, www.mcnair.net.
W. Marshall Taylor, Jr., Shareholder
McNair Law Firm, P.A.
1221 Main Street, Suite 1800
Columbia, SC 29201