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Angela G. Strickland

Angela G. Strickland

Managing Partner

Angela Strickland practices in the areas of product liability and personal injury defense, with a focus on the defense of automotive and other products, both consumer and industrial, as well as nationally coordinated discovery and eDiscovery in products cases. Angela also maintains a practice representing clients in commercial, business litigation and toxic tort matters. Angela is active in all aspects of her clients' cases and has defended them across the country.

In the automotive arena, Angela has handled matters claiming alleged product defects involving airbags, seat belts, unintended acceleration, handling and stability, and post-collision fuel-fed fires issues. Angela currently serves on the national discovery team for a major automotive manufacturer, representing the client on coordinated discovery and eDiscovery issues. In addition to her work for automotive clients, Angela has also handled matters for forklift and conveyor system manufacturers. 

In her business litigation practice, Angela has represented clients in a variety of class actions and commercial litigation. These cases have involved complex contractual, warranty, toxic tort and intellectual property disputes. 

Angela is an active member of the American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorney Association, Richland County Bar Association, and South Carolina Women Lawyers Association. She is a graduate of the South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy and Leadership Columbia. She is serving as co-chair of the Women in Product Liability subcommittee of the litigation section of the American Bar Association. Angela is also a 2015 Fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.


Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2005

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 2006


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2005
    CALI Award for Insurance
  • Lander University, B.A., 2002
    magna cum laude
    Discipline Award
    Major:  Political Science
    Minor:  Business Administration

Professional Associations

    • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
    • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association
    • American Bar Association
      —Co-Chair, Women in Product Liability Subcommittee
      —Litigation Section
    • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
      —Fellow, 2015
    • Lander University
      —Board of Trustees
    • South Carolina Bar Association


    • South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
      —Leadership in Law Award, 2017
    • South Carolina Bar
      —Leadership Academy, 2013
    • Lander University
      —Young Alumnus of the Year, 2013
    • —Board of Trustees, 2016 – 2019

Recent News, Events and Blogs

Speaking Engagements

  • "Preparing for the Asbestos Storm – Prudent Plans for all South Carolina Corporations," Presenter, ACC South Carolina Winter Meeting, February 2023
  • "Fostering a Diverse Equitable and Inclusive Work Environment," Panelist, Perrin Webinar, January 2022
  • “Ethical Obligations to Address Implicit Bias,” Moderator, Women in Products Liability Virtual Regional CLE Program, October 2020
  • "Comparative Fault in Crashworthiness Cases: A Defense Whose Time Has Come," South Carolina Defense Attorney Association, July 27, 2013


  • "Making it Stick: Drafting Enforceable Arbitration Clauses in South Carolina," Association of Corporate Counsel – South Carolina, FOCUS, Co-Author, March 2017
  • "Meeting the enemy: 10 tips for interesting direct examinations," Co-Author, South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, July 2010
  • "Meeting the enemy: 10 tips for interesting direct examinations," Co-Author, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, July 2010