Kevin Hall is the Managing Partner of Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP’s Columbia, South Carolina office, and serves as a member of the Firm Management Committee. Kevin has represented multiple clients in constitutional challenges arising from state and federal campaign finance laws and state criminal domestic violence statutes. He served as successful amicus counsel for the South Carolina Equality Coalition in its challenge to the constitutionality of South Carolina’s criminal domestic violence statutes. On the political law front, Kevin has successfully represented multiple statewide elected officials in cases in the original jurisdiction of the South Carolina Supreme Court, before legislative ethics committees, and in impeachment proceedings brought by the South Carolina House of Representatives. Kevin is active in South Carolina politics and public policy. He has served as legal counsel to the South Carolina Republican Party, Governor Mark Sanford, Senator Lindsey Graham, Governor Nikki Haley, Senator Tim Scott, Senator Jim DeMint, and Representative Trey Gowdy, among others. Kevin served as co-chair of the Republican Party’s Victory 2008 Committee, and was elected as an alternate delegate in 2008 to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota. Most recently, Kevin successfully challenged South Carolina’s “no promo homo” law, resulting in the overturning of the Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum provision of the state’s Comprehensive Health Education Act.
Advocacy with a Drawl, Y'all: A Case Study in Southern "No Promo Homo" Laws