Danielle Payne’s practice focuses on general litigation handling a variety of cases including insurance defense, general liability, construction litigation, product liability, dram shop, wrongful death, personal injury, appellate court, automobile wrecks, declaratory judgment actions and insurance defense coverage opinions. Prior to joining MGC, Danielle practiced insurance defense in Columbia.

Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. She loves traveling with friends and family, going to the beach and cheering on the Gamecocks.

Practice Areas

  • Adulterated Food
  • Alcohol Liability
  • Bad Faith
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Coverage
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Slander/Defamation


  • Florida State University College of Law (JD)
  • University of South Carolina (BS)

Professional Memberships

  • Charleston County Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • 2005 South Carolina
  • US District Court, District of South Carolina


  • Kinsey Black Jones Memorial Award (Given by the Junior League of Columbia, 2015)

Community Involvement

  • Lutheran Synod Council (Board Member)
  • Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • Lutheran Campus Ministry at University of South Carolina (Former Board Member)