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M. Kevin McCarrell

M. Kevin McCarrell


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M. Kevin McCarrell is a member of the firm's Litigation group, focusing on business litigation with an emphasis on creditors' rights and bankruptcy. Mr. McCarrell has experience representing banks and other financial services companies in mortgage foreclosures, debt collection, defending consumer suits, and protecting creditors' rights in bankruptcy, as well as representing business clients in contract disputes and business torts. He is a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy and Debtor-Creditor Law, a distinction awarded by the Supreme Court of South Carolina.

2017 South Carolina Leadership in Law award
  • Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy and Debtor-Creditor Law, South Carolina Supreme Court
  • Greenville Business Magazine's Legal Elite, Foreclosure (2015), Bankruptcy (2016)
  • South Carolina Lawyers Weekly "Leadership in Law", (2017)
  • Leadership Greenville Class 43 (2016)
Thought Leadership


July 1, 2016
The Bedrock Rule: The Carrier Gets Paid, Transportation Industry Newsletter

Published Works

  • "The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act," Chapter 3 in Federal Consumer Credit Protection Statutes: A Compendium for the Financial Services Litigator and In-House Counsel, Edited by Hope Thai Cannon (2015)


  • "Stay Away from the Automatic Stay!:  a Mock 362 Hearing,"  South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association Annual Seminar, April 2016
  • "Commercial Medley," South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association Annual Seminar, May 2015
  • "Mock Trial on Dischargeability," South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association Annual Seminar, May 2014
  • Member of Board of Directors for Compass of Carolina (2014 – present), Treasurer (2015 – 2016), Chair (2017 – present)
  • Loaned Executive, United Way of Greenville County (2015 Campaign)
  • Campaign Coordinator, United Way of Greenville County (2011 – 2014 Campaigns)
  • University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business, B.S., Finance and Economics, with Honors from the South Carolina Honors College, 2005
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
  • South Carolina, 2008
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 2009
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of South Carolina, 2009
  • United States Bankruptcy Court - District of South Carolina
    • Member, Advisory Committee on Local Rules and Practice (2017)
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, Co-Chair Seminar Committee, 2016 and 2017 Seminars
Academic Honors
  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • South Carolina Law Review, Research Editor
  • CALI Awards in Civil Procedure II and Trusts & Estates

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