Exciting News!

As of April 1, 2023, Nexsen Pruet will merge with
Maynard Cooper & Gale. 

Together we are 

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We look forward to serving our clients from 23 offices and with 550 attorneys coast-to-coast.


Sylvia Maddox is a staff attorney working in the firm's Charleston office.

Sylvia's current focus is on multi-district litigation involving mass tort, toxic tort, and personal injury cases. Her clients are individuals and businesses affected by large petroleum spills.

Before joining the firm, Sylvia worked with a variety of local law firms. Her previous experience includes construction defect litigation, general insurance defense, personal injury, medical malpractice, and employment law.

Community & Professional

  • Charleston Bar Association
  • Berkeley County Bar
  • Young Lawyer's Division
  • Charleston School of Law:
    • Moot Court Member, National Competition Chair 2012
    • Charleston Law Review, Associate Articles Editor
    • Intellectual Property Law Society, President


  • Charleston School of Law Merit-based Scholarship
  • CALI Award Recipient for highest grade in: Property, Legal Research and Writing, Appellate Advocacy, Limited Liability Companies
  • Best Brief Award, Moot Court Competition 2010
  • Dean's List Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012


  • South Carolina
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