Ian T. Duggan is a creative, determined litigator and problem solver who enjoys working with clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, to help resolve challenging legal matters. Whether a client is confronted with general commercial litigation issues, a personal injury dispute, or the possibility of criminal charges, Ian’s goal with every case is to maximize positive results for his clients, both inside and outside the courtroom.
An experienced trial lawyer, Ian has tried over 40 cases to verdict. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in South Carolina and represents individuals, businesses and organizations before municipal and administrative bodies.
Prior to joining Callison Tighe in 2017, Ian was a major in the U.S. Air Force. He served tours of duty in Afghanistan, Turkey and Qatar.
In addition to serving as a senior military prosecutor and defense counsel, Ian was often called upon to instruct other judge advocates in trial litigation and criminal investigations. He was one of the first military attorneys to receive a designation as special victims’ counsel. He regularly advised senior military leaders on a variety of issues including ethics, government investigations, government contracts, and federal regulatory compliance. He also advised federal law enforcement in many joint investigations among military, state, and federal law enforcement agencies on national security and other serious criminal matters. While on active duty, Ian served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney representing the United States in federal court proceedings.
Ian plans to continue his military career and service in the Air Force Reserve.
Though raised in Virginia, Ian considers South Carolina home. He first came to the state to attend Furman University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history in 2007. Ian received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2010.