Melissa Manning
  • Office: 1900 Barnwell Street 
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 7788 
  • Columbia, SC 29202
  • Melissa B. Manning

  • Associate
  • Columbia Office
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • University of South Carolina Honors College (B.S., 2001) 
  • University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2004) 
Bar Admissions
  • 2004, South Carolina
  • 2005, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

Melissa B. Manning joined Richardson Plowden as an associate in the Columbia office in 2016. She is a member of the Richardson Plowden Employment Law Practice Group. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2004.

Prior to joining Richardson Plowden, Ms. Manning worked at the South Carolina Office of the Attorney General for 10 years. Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, she worked as an associate attorney at another law firm in Sumter, South Carolina.

Ms. Manning’s previous experience includes:

  • Assistant Attorney General
  • Director of Insurance Fraud  at the SC Attorney General’s Office
  • Deputy Director of Insurance Fraud at the SC Attorney General’s Office
  • Assistant Public Defender at the Sumter County Public Defender Corporation
  • Prosecutor at the SC Attorney General's Office
Other Professional
  • Member, South Carolina Bar
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI) 
  • Member, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association