The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers
2016 ARAG
American Association for Justice
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W. Trey Merck

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Phone: (843) 925-2175

4000 Faber Place Drive, Suite 300
North Charleston, South Carolina 29405

I grew up in Six Mile, South Carolina and attended D.W. Daniel High School, graduating in 1983.

I have a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master’s Degree from Clemson University.

I earned my J.D. (Law) Degree from the University of South Carolina in 1997 and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1998. I am also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.

I have been practicing for over 21 years in the State of South Carolina, and I have had offices in Powdersville, Greenville, Columbia, Little Mountain and Charleston.

I have practiced in a number of areas of law over the years.

I have a wonderful wife of over 25 years, four children, and eight grandchildren.


J.D., University of South Carolina, 1997

MEd, Counseling, Clemson University, 1991

B.A., Sociology, Clemson University, 1987

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice South Carolina, 1998
All State Courts and the US District Court for the District of South Carolina, 1998
Honors and Awards
  • Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers (2018) for South Carolina, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers (2018) for South Carolina, The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Top 100 Lawyer (2016) for South Carolina, The National Advocates, Social Security Disability
  • 10 Best Attorneys for South Carolina (Personal Injury) (2017-18)
  • Elite Service Award (2016) for Outstanding Client Service - ARAG
  • Named to the Lawyers of Distinction for South Carolina, 2017
Client Reviews
“Attorney Trey Merck did a great job for me when I was going thru probate on my brother, He kept me well informed and explained things. I didn't have to pay upfront.. Everything went smoothly. He is a very nice person and I would definitely use his services again if I need to.” - Jackie
"Mr Merck helped me through the long process of medical disability. He was kind, patient, helpful, compassionate .... a very kind human being. He always went above and beyond to help me. I was so grateful for meeting him during g a difficult time in my life. I would highly recommend him to anyone." - Jody
"Trey Merck was kind and patient as he worked with me in a personal injury claim that involved myself and my husband, who died prior to settlement. He gently guided me through a process that could have been impossible for me to untangle alone. He had great organizational skills and was always available when needed.. He possess a quiet confidence that puts you at ease and assures you that he is being thorough.. I highly recommend him." - Debbie