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 civil litigation, business disputes, employment disputes, and criminal matters. Michael has also helped individuals in the formation of companies and has aided businesses, physicians, and other professional practices with asset purchases, mergers, and acquisitions. In addition to his work at the firm, Michael serves as the prosecutor for the City of Camden.
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 the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce. Michael is also a past member of the executive committee of the United Way of Kershaw County and is the former Kershaw County Bar President. In addition, Michael volunteers as a Youth Court Judge for the Kershaw County School District, a judge for the South Carolina Bar Moot Court program, and volunteers at the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County.