Tally Parham Casey member

A former F-16 fighter pilot, Tally serves her clients with a special blend of tenacity, shrewdness, and creativity. As the firm’s senior female litigation partner, her broad experience includes representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex matters in the areas of aviation law, commercial and securities litigation, copyright litigation, qui tam and whistleblower lawsuits, civil and voting rights litigation, and unfair trade practices. Admitted to practice in D.C. and Maryland as well as South Carolina, she has represented clients in corporate defense/white collar criminal matters and internal investigations, and she handles appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. A magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University and the University of Virginia School of Law, Tally was the first female fighter pilot in the South Carolina Air National Guard and is a veteran of three combat tours over Iraq. She is based in our Columbia, SC office and currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves.

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1996, J.D. University of Virginia School of Law, Virginia Journal of International Law, Articles Review Board
1992, A.B. Princeton University, magna cum laude
2007—Present Wyche, P.A.
2005—07 Venable LLP, Baltimore, Maryland
2005 Law Clerk, Hon. Cameron McGowan Currie, United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
2000—04 Wyche, P.A.
  • District of Columbia Bar, 2007
  • Maryland Bar, 2006
  • South Carolina Bar, 1997
  • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Richland County Airport Commission, 2016-2019
  • Liberty Fellow, Class of 2017
  • EdVenture Children's Museum, Board of Trustees, 2010-2013
  • South Carolina Bar House of Delegates, 5th Judicial Circuit Representative, 2010-2014
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, Permanent Member
  • South Carolina State Library Foundation Board
  • John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court
  • Princeton University Alumni Schools Committee
  • Federal Bar Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Palmetto State Base Camp, Board of Directors
  • United States Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, 2010
  • Panelist, "We Were Young, We Were Soldiers: Issues Affecting Veterans and Their Lawyers," John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court, Columbia SC, 2013
  • Speaker, "What Would You Do If You Were Not Afraid?," Pettigru Inn of Court, Charleston, SC, 2013
  • Panelist, "Heading Off Trouble or Stopping It in Its Tracks: Conducting Internal Investigations and Minimizing False Claims Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Risks," Wyche, P.A. In-House Counsel Roundtable, 2011
  • Author, "Lessons from the Cockpit," Columbia Business Journal, April 6, 2009
  • Author, "The Quiet Revolution: Repeal of the Combat Exclusionary Statutes in Combat Aviation – What We Have Learned from a Decade of Integration," William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2006
  • Co-author, "Individual Criminal Liability for Willful Violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act: A Practice Guide for Navigating Investigations and Prosecution of OSHA Crimes," ALI-ABA Course Materials, Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Laws, May 18–19, 2006.
  • Panelist, "Women and War Symposium," William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, VA, February 2005.
  • Lieutenant Colonel and F-16 Fighter Pilot, U. S. Air Force and 157th Fighter Squadron, South Carolina Air National Guard (1996 – 2012). Veteran: Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003), Operation Southern Watch (2001), Operation Northern Watch (2000).
  • Military Decorations Include: Air Medal, Air Achievement Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, South Carolina Meritorious Service Medal
2015 - present  Listed in Best Lawyers in America
2015 Liberty Fellow, Class of 2017
2010 Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
2009 Listed in The Columbia Business Journal's '20 Under 40'
2004 South Carolina Bar Young Lawyer of the Year