August “Tav” G. Swarat, II

Serving Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree, & Throughout South Carolina

Tav was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1994 and is also a  member of the Richland County Bar and Lexington County Bar. He was a Law Clerk to The Honorable Sidney T. Floyd from 1994 to1995 before becoming an Assistant Solicitor (5th Judicial Circuit) in 1995 and serving until 1999. He then served as Senior Assistant and Deputy Solicitor (11th Judicial Circuit) from 2000 to 2004 and Assistant Attorney General for South Carolina from 2004 to 2006 before entering private practice.


Columbia, South Carolina
Phone: 803.799.9400
Fax: 803.799.2017
Email: Email me
Paralegal/Legal Assistant: Hayley Nicholson, email Hayley

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1994
  • United States District Court (S.C.)


  • South Carolina School of Law
    • J.D. – 1994
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Palmetto Law Society 
  • College of Charleston
    • B.A. – 1989
    • Student Body President
    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Lexington County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Clerk to The Honorable Sidney T. Floyd, 1994 - 95
  • Assistant Solicitor (5th Judicial Court), 1995 - 99
  • Senior Assistant and Deputy Solicitor (11th Judicial Court), 2000 - 04
  • Assistant Attorney General for S.C., 2004 - 06

 Practice Areas of Interest