Isabelle Young brings her extensive legal experience to Saxton & Stump’s Charleston office and the Commercial Litigation and Investigations and Criminal Defense groups. Isabelle’s decade of experience in the legal profession includes five judicial clerkships in three jurisdictions, several years in private practice, and time spent writing and editing legal articles for an international news service. She has also held the position as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the American Bar Association Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal. Isabelle clerked on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. after graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Most recently, she clerked for two judges in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, including the Hon. Margaret B. Seymour (Ret.).

Before returning to Charleston, where Isabelle was born and raised, she worked as an associate attorney for two Colorado firms and clerked for two federal magistrate judges. During her time in private practice, Isabelle worked in commercial litigation, to include consumer finance, bankruptcy, and compliance litigation, where she represented banks and mortgage servicers. Isabelle also worked as an editor and writer at the Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs in Denver.

Isabelle also worked as an attorney advisor for U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services for the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. In that capacity, she advised probation officers on legal questions regarding emerging issues, in particular questions related to the First Step Act, and  prepared memoranda for the chief of probation.

During her time at Wofford College, where she graduated magna cum laude, she tutored in the College’s writing clinic, participated in a NOLS course, and studied abroad for a semester in Brussels, Belgium.