McWilliams, Martin


Before joining the USC Law faculty in 1983, Professor McWilliams clerked for the Honorable R.A. Ainsworth, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and practiced for six years with Davis Polk & Wardwell in their New York and London offices. His principal teaching interests are Contracts, the advanced corporate law courses, and English Legal History.

Biographical Profile

School of Law
Law - Dean's Office
Tenure Status

International Activity

International Activities
Type of Activity
Study abroad
United Kingdom
Extended Residence in Foreign Country
Yes (United Kingdom)

Interest Background

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Interest Keywords
Law, School of

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
1976 Harvard University Cambridge, MA LL.M.
1975 University of Mississippi University, MS J.D.
1969 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA B.A.

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
1989 - Present Executive Director South Carolina Law Institute
Present Professor of Law University of South Carolina School of Law
Present Co-founder, Director, and faculty member USC School of Law London study abroad program in association with The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
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