Julie O. Medich

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Meet Julie

Julie Medich is a versatile and resourceful business and commercial real estate lawyer dedicated to the success of her clients’ ventures. Julie chairs Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s corporate practice group and focuses in the areas of business, mergers and acquisitions, financial services and commercial real estate.


  • •  Represents entities in joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and complex business reorganizations
  • •  Counsels clients on a range of real estate matters from purchase of raw land to complex commercial developments
  • •  Represents entities with purchasing, financing, refinancing, leasing, and selling of office buildings, apartments, student housing, hotels, retail centers, and manufacturing and distribution facilities
  • •  Represents clients in general corporate and contractual review and negotiation matters
  • •  Represents entities in formation, organizational and restructuring matters

Prior to Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Julie clerked for the Hon. David Harwell, former Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, and for the Hon. Jean H. Toal, former Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court. She was a certified public accountant with PriceWaterhouse in Chicago prior to attending law school.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1993
  • Miami University of Ohio, B.S., 1988
  • South Carolina, 1993
Honors and Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Corporate Law (2009-2020) and Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2013-2020)
  • South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law Award 2017
  • Liberty Fellow, Class of 2014, participant in The Aspen Institute Global Leadership Network
  • Recipient of the Role Model Award from the Trident United Way Women’s Leadership Council 2012
  • Charleston Regional Business Journal "Influential Women in Business" Award Finalist 2010
  • Selected for the inaugural edition of the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™ for female attorneys who have received the highest possible rating, AV, in both legal ability and ethical standards from their peers
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • South Carolina Law Review, Articles Editor
Professional and Civic Activities
  • Liberty Fellowship, Board of Directors (2016-Present), Chair (2019-Present)
  • American Bar Association, Business and Real Estate Sections
  • South Carolina Bar, Corporate Law/Specialty Bar Sections
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Charleston Regional Development Alliance, former Executive Committee Member and Board Member
  • Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, former Executive Committee Member and Board Member
  • Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative, former Board Member
  • Trident United Way, former Board Member
  • Charleston Stage Company, former Board Member
  • Roper Hospital, former Board Member
Presentations and Publications
  • "Buying/Selling a Business: Asset and Stock Purchase Agreements," SC Bar Transactional/Corporate Law Essentials, June 8, 2018
  • "Avoiding Disaster: Time to Dust off Your Operating Agreements," HSB 2017 Corporate Law for Accountants Seminars

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