Kevin D. Maroney graduated from Wofford College, where he received a B.A. degree in Government (political philosophy minor). He then graduated from the University of Dallas, where he received an M.A. in Politics. After working for a time in Washington, D.C., Kevin attended the University of South Carolina School of Law. While in law school, he joined Phi Delta Phi (Calhoun Inn, the International Legal Honor Society) and the mock trial team. After graduating from law school, he chose to work for the South Carolina Office of the Attorney General, becoming an Assistant Attorney General on July 5, 2016.
During his time as an AAG, Kevin handled mostly civil litigation involving the State of South Carolina, its officers, and its agencies. Examples of the types of cases include a constitutional challenge to state forfeiture statutes, a Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act claim, and a third-party beneficiary breach of contract claim against the South Carolina Military Department. Kevin also prosecuted and won a domestic violence trial. Regarding his appellate experience, he has filed in the South Carolina Court of Appeals and South Carolina Supreme Court. He had various types of cases at the appellate level, including a statutory interpretation of an expungement statute. Finally, as an AAG, Kevin occupied the role of Committee Attorney for the South Carolina Employee Grievance Committee. In that role, Kevin acted as a judge, ruling on all evidentiary and legal issues raised by the parties or their representatives. He also advised the Committee members on legal matters.
Kevin is admitted to all courts in South Carolina, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Kevin's practice areas include workers' compensation defense and appeals, general civil litigation, and general appellate practice.