J. Gabriel Coggiola
workers’ compensation defense
J. Gabriel Coggiola (“Gabe”) practices in the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina office. He received his B.A. degree in history from the University of South Carolina in 2001 and his J.D. in 2005 from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was a member of the legal fraternity Phi Delta Phi. He is a former law clerk to the Honorable Matthew J. Perry, Jr., Senior United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina. In addition, Gabe worked in the Office of Disciplinary Counsel for the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. Gabe was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2005 and is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. He is a Certified SC Civil Court Mediator and practices in the areas of workers’ compensation defense and professional licensing defense. He has argued multiple appeals before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of South Carolina.
A lifelong resident of South Carolina, Gabe lives in Columbia with his wife, Lauren, and two daughters, Louise and Maggie (and pets Townes and Hank). He is a member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia. In his free time, Gabe enjoys spending time with his family, the outdoors, and live music. Gabe is an active participant in the Families Helping Families Non-Profit and he coaches youth basketball at Trinity Episcopal.