Areas of Law

  • Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Law

Jane H. Downey is certified by the S.C. Supreme Court as a specialist in bankruptcy and debtor/creditor law. She also is certified by the S.C. Supreme Court as a mediator and arbitrator. The American Board of Certification has certified her as a specialist in business bankruptcy. Jane is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. She also is the incorporating attorney, a member of, and is a past president of the S.C. Bankruptcy Law Association.

Jane represents creditors, debtors and unsecured creditor committees in chapter 7, 9, 11, 12 and 13 business and consumer cases, including bankruptcy litigation. She is on the list of mediators with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina. She is one of the five attorneys at Moore Taylor voted by their peers to be recognized as Super Lawyers by the national Super Lawyers magazine. Jane currently serves on the editorial board of South Carolina Lawyer magazine and the South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Committee. She also volunteers her time with the state bar’s Ask-a-Lawyer Program.

She is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy topics, particularly those involving domestic law. Jane is a 1987 graduate of Furman University and a 1990 graduate of the Emory University School of Law.

Contact Jane H. Downey at 803.796.9160 or