Joseph “Joe” Catalano promoted to McKay Firm Partner

September 6, 2022

The McKay Firm announced the promotion of Joe Catalano to the position of Partner with the firm.

Joe practices in the areas of Transportation and Trucking Law, Government Defense and Section 1983 Defense, and General Insurance Defense. He has handled jury and non-jury trials in municipal, state, and federal trial courts.

He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and the Richland County Bar Association.

Prior to law school, Joe served as a criminal investigator for the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department.

“Joe goes above and beyond for his clients, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to recognize his hard work and name him as a Partner in our firm,” stated McKay Senior Partner, Julius W. “Jay” McKay, II.

Joe and his wife live in Columbia. He is an avid fan of the South Carolina Gamecocks.


The McKay Firm

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