Danny Mayes

Danny Mayes was born in Augusta, Georgia, in 1970. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina in 1992 and earned his Juris Doctorate Degree in 1995 from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Danny was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1995, the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina in 1997, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1999. He is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives and a member of the Aiken Bar Association and the South Carolina Bar Association.

Danny concentrates his practice in disability law, in particular appeals of Social Security disability cases at the administrative level and in federal court. He also handles personal injury and workers’ compensation cases.

Areas of Practice:

  • Social Security Disability Appeals, Administrative appeals and federal court appeals
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation

Representative Cases: 

  • Jolly v. Barnhart, 465 F.Supp.2d 498, 118 Soc.Sec.Rep.Serv. 67, D.S.C., September 27, 2006
  • Adams v. Barnhart, 445 F.Supp.2d 593, 114 Soc.Sec.Rep.Serv. 12, D.S.C., July 25, 2006
  • Owens ex rel. Metcalf v. Barnhart, 444 F.Supp.2d 485, 114 Soc.Sec.Rep.Serv. 91, D.S.C., February 14, 2006
  • Lowe v. Astrue, 2008 WL 4449940, 135 Soc.Sec.Rep.Serv. 1251, D.S.C., September 26, 2008
  • Day v. Barnhart, 2008 WL 474231, 128 Soc.Sec.Rep.Serv. 444, D.S.C., February 20, 2008
  • Mann v. Astrue, 2008 WL 320195, 127 Soc.Sec.Rep.Serv. 69, D.S.C., February 04, 2008
  • Mann v. Astrue, 258 Fed.Appx. 506, 2007 WL 4302442, 124 Soc.Sec.Rep.Serv. 548, (4th Cir. 2007)
  • Morgan v. Barnhart, 142 Fed.Appx. 716, (4th Cir. 2005)
  • Morgan v. Barnhart, 227 Fed.Appx. 235, 2007 WL 840474, 118 Soc.Sec.Rep.Serv. 346, (4th Cir. 2007)
  • Parker v. Astrue, 664 F.Supp.2d 544 (D.S.C. March 27, 2009)
  • Brinkley v. Astrue, 695 F.Supp.2d 269 (D.S.C. February 19, 2010)

Email: dmayes@smbgm.com

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