Henry D. McMaster, Jr.
Meet Henry D. McMaster, Jr.

Columbia Office

Henry D. McMaster, Jr.

Special Counsel

Henry McMaster, Jr. is Special Counsel in the Retail & Hospitality and Governmental Affairs & Issue Advocacy practice groups.

Previously, Henry was an Assistant Solicitor in the 6th Judicial Circuit where he prosecuted crimes of all levels, including domestic violence, criminal sexual conduct, and murder. He also managed juvenile adjudication and was a member of the Veteran’s Court Program.

Henry was active in the Young Lawyers Division of the SC Bar, where he was a member of the Leadership Class of 2022, as well as a Co-Chair for the Make A Wish committee. He is also a member of the USC School of Law Young Alumni Council.

Henry attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was nominated the Chief Magistrate of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society as well as the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court.

During his 2nd and 3rd years of law school, he clerked at the Office of the South Carolina Attorney General, both in criminal appeals and prosecution. After earning his juris doctor in 2016, he clerked for The Honorable Michael G. Nettles of the South Carolina Circuit Court in Florence, S.C. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2017.

When Henry isn’t working on cases, he enjoys spending time with family and friends. He and his wife, Virginia, have a 1-year-old daughter, Margot, and they live in Columbia.

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

  • Best Lawyers – 2024 Ones To Watch
  • 2023 Legal Elite

  • UofSC School of Law Young Alumni Council, Member
  • S.C. Bar, Young Lawyers Division
    • Make-A-Wish Committee, Co-Chair
    • Leadership Class of 2022

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, 2016, J.D.
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2010, B.A. English