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W. Marshall Taylor, Jr.
General Counsel

Photo of Marshall Taylor Jr.Marshall Taylor serves as DHEC's general counsel. The Office of General Counsel at DHEC consists of nineteen attorneys who represent and advise the health and environmental programs and the administrative arm of the Department. Born in Augusta, Georgia, Marshall grew up in Aiken, South Carolina. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson University and a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Before joining the staff of DHEC in May 2012, Marshall worked for the McNair Law Firm in Columbia, South Carolina. He practiced in the firm's administrative/regulatory section, where he represented and counseled companies on environmental and safety matters in a variety of industries including aerospace, chemical, mining, commercial real estate, and construction. He became a shareholder of the firm in 2006 and served as chairman of the firm's Associate Development Committee.

Prior to earning his law degree, Marshall worked for Westinghouse Savannah River Company as an engineer and manager in the Aiken facility's high level liquid waste operations.

Outside of work Marshall serves on the Clemson University Humanities Advancement Board, as vice-chair of the Saluda Shoals Foundation, and on the Diaconate at First Presbyterian Church.

Office of General Counsel
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Phone Number: (803) 898-3350
Fax Number: (803) 898-3367