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Robert H. Hood, Sr

Bobby Hood Sr


Direct Dial: 843.577.1201

Robert H. “Bobby” Hood founded the Hood Law Firm, LLC in 1985.  He focuses his practice exclusively in civil litigation, concentrating on commercial and corporate litigation including products liability, as well as professional malpractice, including a case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Bobby has earned a reputation for excellence among clients and peers. He holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatingSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating an attorney can receive. Bobby has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for more than 30 years, since its first publication, and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and in South Carolina Super Lawyers. Bobby is also listed in Chambers USA, an elite listing of the country’s top attorneys. Bobby has tried hundreds of cases to verdict.


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Estate and Probate Litigation


  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 1969
  • B.A., University of the South, Sewanee, 1966


  • State Bar of South Carolina
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States



  • Best Lawyer in America, 1983-2016
    • Lawyer of the Year, Charleston, SC
      • 2012 Medical Malpractice Law, Insurance Law;
      • 2014 Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Best's Guide to AAA Insurance Firms
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers (2008–2016), 2012-14 Top 25 in South Carolina
  • Chambers USA, 2011 - 2016