Robert P. Wood


Bob Wood concentrates his practice in civil litigation, with particular emphasis in commercial litigation (including representation of creditors in bankruptcy court), real estate litigation, and insurance litigation. He also counsels attorneys on legal ethics and defends legal malpractice suits and grievances. In 2016, Bob was appointed by Governor Nikki Haley to the South Carolina Board of Accountancy.

He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2013 for Banking and Finance Law and in Commercial Litigation. He is also listed in Super Lawyers for Business Litigation. He has an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell.

  • South Carolina Bar, 1980
  • Virgin Islands Bar Association, 2005
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina
  • District Court of the Virgin Islands
  • United States Supreme Court, 2010
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1989
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1997
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • South Carolina Bar – Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
  • Virgin Islands Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association
  • Blythewood Historical Society and Museum

“Responding to Subpoenas and Client Requests for Documents; Responding to Grievances; and When to Report a Malpractice Claim” 2021.

“Bankruptcy for Bankers,” Independent Bankers of SC, 2017

Advising, Cajoling, Remediating, and Punishing:
Recent Decisions on Contempt, Stay Violations, Rule 9011 Violations, Bad Faith, Discovery Abuse, and Sanctions in Bankruptcy Court in South Carolina (Robert P. Wood, Esq., Kevin R. Horton – May 2013)

  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • Eagle Scout
A description of the selection process methodologies on which these accolades are based can be found here.
  • Blythewood Historical Society
    • Founding Member
  • Columbia Audubon Society
    • Former President
  • Carolina Bird Club
    • Former President and Editor of its Ornithological Publication