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Molly H. Craig - Charleston, SC

172 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401

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Updated: 07/31/2020

Charleston Drug and Medical Device Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Molly graduated from the University of the South (B.A. 1991) and from the University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D. 1994).

She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1994, the United States District Court, District of South Carolina in 1995, the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit in 1997, and the Supreme Court of the United States in 1999. She is a member of the Charleston County, South Carolina and American Bar Associations, the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, Defense Research Institute, International Association of Defense Counsel, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, American Board of Trial Advocates and Litigation Counsel of America. She is a current officer of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys, a current member of the Board of Directors for the International Association of Defense Counsel, a current member of the Foundation Board for the International Association of Defense Counsel, and a current member of the Executive Council for the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. She has successfully completed the Civil Trial Advocacy School at the University of Colorado sponsored by the International Association of Defense Trial Counsel and served on the faculty of the Trial Academy at Stanford Law School in July 2007.

Molly is listed in Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Health Care law. Her areas of practice include health care litigation, nursing home defense, medical device/pharmaceutical litigation, products liability litigation, and employment litigation.

About Molly H. Craig

Practice Areas

  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Employment Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Other Affiliations

  • Charleston County Bar Association (Member)
  • South Carolina Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association (Member)
  • Defense Research Institute (Member)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (Member)
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (Member)
  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel (Member)
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association, 2008 - 2013 (Executive Committee)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, 2013 - 2014 (President)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Dean of Corporate Counsel College, 2017
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Board of Directors, 2009 - Present
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Foundation Board, 2007 - 2009
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2018 - 2019 (President-Elect)
  • Defense Research Institute, Board of Directors, 2012 - 2015
  • Defense Research Institute, Steering Committee for Women in Law
  • Lawyers for Civil Justice, Board of Directors, 2012 - 2015 (Member)
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, 2011 - 2012 (President)
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Executive Council, 2007 - 2011
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Diversity Committee (Chair)
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Meeting Marketing Committee (Chair)
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Network of Trial Law Firms
  • Lawyers for Civil Justice, 2018 (Program Chair)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Product Liability Advisory Council (Member)

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 1994
    J.D.
  • University of the South, 1991
    B.A.

Pro Bono Activities

  • National Center for State Courts
  • Widows and Orphans Society of the Charleston Medical Society
  • Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s project iCivics, National Coordinator

Classes and Seminars

  • Faculty Member, Civil Trial Advocacy School at the University of Colorado, International Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Moderator of Corporate Counsel Panel, Lawyers for Civil Justice, 2018
  • Moderator of Corporate Counsel Panel, International Association of Defense Counsel, 2017
  • Trial Masters Program, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, 2016
  • Women Making History, State House, Columbia, South Carolina, September 18, 2015
  • Trial Academy at Stanford University, 2015
  • Work Life Balance – IADC Trial Academy, Stanford University, 2015
  • Duffy Project – Building your Client Base, Work Life Balance and Civility, Young Lawyers of the Federal Bar Association, 2015
  • Client Expectations – When Your Client Expects Everything, Joint Law Firm Management Conference, 2015
  • Client Expectations – When Your Client Expects Everything, Federation of Corporate Counsel and International Association of Defense Counsel
  • The Ebola Scare: Lessons Learned for All Employers, IADC Corporate Counsel College, 2015
  • Confronting the Reptile Trial Strategy, Mag Mutual Defense Counsel Meeting – September 2014
  • Panel Comparing the Key Characteristics of the American Civil Justice System and those of Other Countries, LCJ Meeting in New York City – December 2013
  • Panel Discussion on Work/Life Balance, USC School of Law – November 2012
  • Taming the Reptile, Mag Mutual Defense Counsel Meeting – September 2012
  • Direct and Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association – June 2012
  • Closing Arguments, International Association of Defense Counsel – May 2012
  • Masters in Trial: A Trial Demonstration, American Board of Trial Advocates – February 2012
  • Deposing the Adverse Expert Witness, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys – October 2011
  • The Pros and Cons of Comparative Negligence, North Carolina Defense Lawyers Annual Meeting – June 2010
  • Evidence Presentation – Practical Considerations for Admitting, and Excluding, Expert Opinions under SCRE 702, South Carolina Bar Association – February 2009
  • Expert Witnesses: Gate Jumping by the Trial Lawyer in Defending and Challenging Expert Witness Testimony, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia Annual Meeting – June 2008
  • The Admissibility of Expert Witness Testimony, Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?, South Carolina Judicial Conference, May 2008
  • Evidence Presentation, Should Trial Lawyers Challenge the Admissibility of Scientific Expert Opinion in State Court?, South Carolina Bar Association – February 2008
  • Making an Effective Daubert Challenge in Federal Court, International Association of Defense Counsel Midyear Meeting, February 2008
  • The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Cases, South Carolina Bar Association Annual Meeting, January 2006
  • Expert Witnesses in Catastrophic Injury Cases, The Network of Trial Law Firms, 2003
  • Can Long Term Care Facilities Protect Themselves from Litigation?, Alzheimer’s Conference for the Medical University of South Carolina, May 2002
  • The Role of Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Litigation, South Carolina Bar Association, 2002
  • The Americans with Disability Act: A View From the Defense, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association Joint Meeting, July 1999
  • The Road to the United States Supreme Court: Ferguson v. Medical University of South Carolina, et al., The Network of Trial Law Firms, 1999

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Molly H. Craig

Included on the 2024 South Carolina Super Lawyers list


Past Lists

  • 2023 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 South Carolina Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Molly H. Craig on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, 2019
  • Who’s Who Legal, Product Liability Defence, 2016 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year in Mass Tort Litigations/Class Actions – Defendants, 2016
  • Best Lawyers Products Liability Defense Lawyer of the Year, 2015 - 2016
  • Chambers USA, 2013 - 2018
  • Benchmark’s Top 250 Women in Litigation, 2013 - 2017
  • Women Leaders in the Law, 2015
  • Recipient of Exceptional Performance Citation from Defense Research Institute, 2012
  • Recipient, Gold Compleat Lawyer Award, 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2019
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Women in the Law, 2016 - 2018
  • Top 25 in South Carolina, 2012 - 2014
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

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Office Information

Address

172 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401

Fax

  • 843-722-1630

Publication

Articles

  • The Attorney Client Privilege in the Corporate Setting, Lawyers Liability Review, May, 1995

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