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Posted by: Kate Prince on Jun 30, 2020

Former American Bar Association President William Hubbard has been named the new dean of the University of South Carolina School of Law, SC Biz News reports. Hubbard will assume his new role on Aug. 1, succeeding Robert Wilcox, who is retiring after 34 years as a USC professor and nine years as dean. Hubbard is a partner with the Columbia,  South Carolina, office of Nelson Mullins and earned his law degree from the law school he will now lead. In addition to serving as ABA president from 2014-2015, Hubbard is a past president of the American Bar Endowment and the American Bar Foundation and is the current chair of the board of directors of the World Justice Project.