Lydia Magee

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Office: 2103 Farlow Street 

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 3646 

Myrtle Beach, SC 29578

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Brandi Zilbermann 


Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice Defense 
  • Nursing Home Litigation 
  • Governmental Liability Defense 
  • Insurance Defense 
  • Products Liability 
  • Professional Malpractice


  • North Carolina State University (B.A., 1995) 
  • University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • 2000, South Carolina 
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

Lydia Lewis Magee is a shareholder of Richardson Plowden in the Myrtle Beach office. She focuses her practice on medical malpractice defense, professional malpractice, insurance defense, and products liability claims. She provides representation to a variety of clients, including hospitals, physicians, surgeons, chiropractors, dental specialists, nurses and nursing homes.

Mrs. Magee’s experience includes:

  • Defending healthcare institutions and individuals in major medical malpractice claims 
  • Insurance defense for medical malpractice cases 
  • After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Kaye G. Hearn, Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals from 2001 to 2003.



  • South Carolina Environmental Law Journal (1997-1999)


Major Verdicts/Settlements

  • March 2015, Obtained a Defense Verdict in Nola Anderson, as Personal Representative of the Estate Calvin Anderson, deceased, v. Lindsay Anderson, P.A.
  • Reported Decision: Moore v. Williamsburg Regional Hospital, et al., 560 F.3d 166 (4th Cir. 2009), cert. den. 130 S. Ct. 201 (2009), 175 L. Ed. 2D 127, 78 USLW 3049 (2009)

Other Professional

  • South Carolina Bar 
  • Horry County Bar Association 
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association
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Awards, Honors, Accolades