Catherine Ava Kopiec

Catherine Ava Kopiec

  • Associate

Ms. Kopiec focuses her practice in the areas of civil litigation, insurance defense, and construction litigation. She is a 2012 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Active in professional and community organizations, Ms. Kopiec serves on the Young Lawyers Steering Committee for DRI (Defense Research Institute). She is also the Legislative Reporting Liaison for South Carolina for DRI and was appointed as the organization’s State Membership Chair for South Carolina.

Ms. Kopiec was recently named to Columbia Business Monthly’s Best and Brightest 35 and Under.  She is an active member of the Junior League of Columbia, where she serves on the Provisional Committee.

When she is not in the office, Ms. Kopiec is traveling, taking in Columbia’s sports and cultural event, and training her Boykin Spaniel to be an agile field dog.


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill- B.A. 2009
University of South Carolina – J.D. 2012
– CALI Award
– Senior Articles Editor, ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal
– President, GOP Law Society
– Co-Chair, Alumni Relations Ambassador Program


DRI – Young Lawyers Division, Legislative Reporting Liaison for South Carolina
Richland County Bar Association
South Carolina Bar

Awards & Recognition

Best and Brightest Under 35 – Columbia Business Monthly, 2016

Community Involvement

Palmetto Health Foundation – The Cavalry, Founding Member
Junior League of Columbia – Provisional Committee

News/Press Releases

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