Mary M. Caskey

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Meet Mary

Mary Caskey is a Certified Bankruptcy and Debtor-Creditor Law Specialist and leads Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Recovery practice group. She is an experienced litigator who concentrates her practice in disputes involving financial service providers and creditors’ rights for consumer and commercial debts. Mary represents national and regional banks, loan servicers and other financial service providers in a variety of issues including foreclosures, collections, adversary proceedings, workouts and loss mitigation, judgment collection and alleged violations of state and federal consumer law.

Mary also represents motor vehicle dealers and other industries regulated by the Department of Consumer Affairs and defends businesses in class actions.

Mary serves on Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd's four-member Management Committee.

  • Valparaiso University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2007
  • The College of William & Mary, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004
  • South Carolina, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 2008
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2018
Honors and Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2020-2021) and Consumer Law (2019-2021)
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers® "Rising Stars" Creditor Debtor Rights (2018-2020) and Banking (2016-2017)
  • Columbia Regional Business Report “Women of Influence” 2020
  • Columbia Business Monthly "Legal Elite of the Midlands Top Attorney Vote" Bankruptcy/Creditor's Rights Law (2018-2020)
  • Columbia Business Monthly "Legal Elite of the Midlands" Banking & Finance Law (2019) and Bankruptcy/Creditor's Rights Law (2017-2020)
  • Columbia Business Monthly "Best & Brightest 35 and Under" 2016
  • Martindale Hubbell A/V rated
  • Valparaiso University Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
Professional and Civic Activities
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association 
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • J. Bratton Davis Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Associate Member
  • National Association of Dealer Counsel
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Junior League of Columbia, Vice President Elect for Finance (2019-Present)
  • Leadership Columbia, Class of 2017
  • South Carolina Bar, 2011 Leadership Academy Graduate
Presentations and Publications
  • Evictions and Foreclosures to Move Forward, But it is Not Business as Usual,” HSB Blog, May 1, 2020
  • Small Business Bankruptcies: New Beginnings in the Midst of COVID-19,” HSB Blog, April 30, 2020
  • "Consideration for Adversary Proceedings (brought to you by Rotten Tomatoes)," South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association Annual Seminar, April 8, 2017
  • “Don’t Do Me Like That: Adversary Proceedings - The Right Way to Bring (and Defend) All the Claims You Might Be Missing,” SC Bar CLE, Litigation and Innovation in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases: A Bankruptcy Playlist, Columbia, SC, November 20, 2015
  • "Landlord-Tenant Law: Evictions, Litigations and Settlements," Columbia, SC, November 12, 2015
  • "Landlord-Tenant Law: How to Prosper in the New Market," Greenville, SC, January 13, 2015