Michael D. Wright
Michael D. Wright joined Savage, Royall, & Sheheen, LLP in 2012 as an associate and became a partner in the firm in January 2015. Michael is a trial attorney who has represented clients in municipal, state, and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level. Michael represents both individuals and businesses in business disputes, class action litigation, employment matters, and collection proceedings. In addition to his litigation practice, Michael is also well-versed in the transactional world helping individuals in the formation of companies, providing guidance regarding corporate governance, and assists businesses, physicians, and other professional practices with asset and stock purchases, mergers, and acquisitions. Michael also served as the prosecutor for the City of Camden for a decade before becoming Chief Judge for the City of Camden Municipal Court in January 2022.
Michael is a 2005 valedictorian graduate of Presbyterian College and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2009. In addition, Michael earned a Master of Letters in Legal and Political Philosophy from the University of Stirling in Scotland while serving as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar. After graduating from law school, Michael clerked for The Honorable Alexander S. Macaulay, 10th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, and The Honorable H. Bruce Williams, Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals.
Michael is involved in the community, serving on the executive committees of the Camden Rotary Club and Kershaw County Young Professionals. Michael is also a past member of the executive committee of the United Way of Kershaw County, the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, and is the former Kershaw County Bar President. In addition, Michael volunteers as a judge for the South Carolina Bar Moot Court program and enjoys his service as a “WATCH D.O.G.” at the
local elementary school.