Shareholder Will Bryan is the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Myrtle Beach office. In his practice, Will represents national and regional motor carriers, passenger bus companies, and their drivers in suits ranging from minor accidents and cargo claims to high-exposure, catastrophic injury claims often involving brain injury, paralysis, burns, and wrongful death. Will has assisted clients with emergency responses to catastrophic accidents and offers a 24-Hour Accident Response Hotline for clients needing immediate assistance. In addition to his work with trucking businesses, Will concentrates a large portion of his time on defending lawyers, financial advisors, stockbrokers, appraisers, and other professionals facing claims of negligence and breach of fiduciary duty as well as restaurants, hotels and other retail establishments in premises liability litigation. Skilled in municipality law, Will also represents public entities and agencies in a variety of litigation contexts including personal injury actions, condemnation actions, and other land disputes. Will enjoys an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Before joining Collins & Lacy, Will served as a judicial law clerk for a South Carolina Circuit Judge. Will received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Hampden-Sydney College.
Bar & Court Admissions
- South Carolina
- U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Awards & Recognition
Professional, Civic, & Community Involvement
Papers & Publications
- "Recent Developments in Eminent Domain: A Study of Kiriakides v. Greenville," County Focus, Volume 20, August 2009
- "Improving Jury Deliberations: A Perspective from the Circuit Court Bench," South Carolina Lawyer, 2000
- Collins & Lacy attorneys present at the 2013 SCTA Safety Management and Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting, October 25, 2013
- Free Seminar Series: How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Litigation: Tips to Keep Your Company out of Court, July 29, 2010
- “Defend UM and UIM Cases – And Win: Discovery Strategies that Pave the Way for Success – How-To’s for Responding to and Drafting Pleadings," December 2006 Seminar