Matthew E. Pecoy has been practicing law since 2008 and leads the McGrath Law Firm, PA’s corporate and transactional practice. Matt’s trial experience handling cases in South Carolina state courts, federal courts, and arguing before the South Carolina Supreme Court provides a unique skillset to his corporate clients to whom he acts as outside general counsel. Matt is a cum laude graduate of the College of Charleston where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Matt then earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
While in law school, Matt served as the Articles Editor for the Southeastern Environmental Law Journal and obtained his first publication, Sitting on the Dock of the Bay: South Carolina’s Need for A Submerged Lands Lease Program. Matt also received the 2007 Mississippi State Coastal Law Fellowship, an award that resulted in his publication of three additional pieces that focused on coastal law and policy.
Matt is admitted to practice law in South Carolina, the United States District Court of South Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Matt is also an avid snowboarder, music lover, and ice hockey player.