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William C. Hubbard Esq

Full Title: William C. Hubbard Esq
Category: Honorary Benchers
Bench Call Date: 16.6.2015

William C. Hubbard served as President of the American Bar Association in 2014-2015.  He previously served a two-year term as Chair of the ABA's House of Delegates.  Mr. Hubbard is a past president of the American Bar Foundation and the American Bar Endowment.  He is a member of the Council of the American Law Institute and is an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple in London.


Mr. Hubbard is Chairman of the Board of the World Justice Project.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates.  Mr. Hubbard has served on the Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina since 1986 and served as Chairman of the Board from 1996-2000.


In 2002, Mr. Hubbard was presented the Order of the Palmetto, the highest civilian award presented by a South Carolina Governor.  In 2007, Mr. Hubbard received the American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.


Mr. Hubbard earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of South Carolina.  He was law clerk to U.S. District Judge Robert F. Chapman.  He is a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.