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Mary Agnes "Molly" Hood Craig

Molly Craig


Direct Dial: 843.577.1215

Molly Craig is a partner at the Hood Law Firm, LLC. She focuses on trial practice in civil litigation and the defense of catastrophic product liability, professional liability, pharmaceutical and medical device, nursing home litigation, and employment litigation matters throughout the United States.

Molly has an AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and is listed in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, South Carolina Super Lawyers, International Who’s Who, Benchmark’s Top Women in Litigation, and ALM’s 2015 Women Leaders in Law.

Molly is actively involved in various professional and civic organizations. She is a Past President of the International Association of Defense Counsel, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a former member of the Board of Directors for the Defense Research Institute (DRI, the Voice of the Defense Bar), a former member of the Board of Directors of Lawyers for Civil Justice, a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, and the National Coordinator for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor's project iCivics. Molly is a Past President of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association.

Practice areas

  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Nursing Home Litigation

Court admissions

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


  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 1994
  • B.A., University of the South, 1991

Professional memberships and affiliations


  • Charleston, SC Best Lawyers Products Liability Defense Lawyer of the Year, 2015-2016
  • Chambers USA, 2013 – 2016
  • Benchmark's Top 250 Women in Litigation, 2013 – 2016
  • 2015 Women Leaders in the Law
  • Recipient of Exceptional Performance Citation from Defense Research Institute, 2012
  • Recipient of the 2011 Gold Compleat Lawyer Award
  • Appointed National Coordinator of iCivics by U.S. Supreme Court (Ret.) Justice Sandra Day O’Connor,
    Georgetown Law School, 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America 2008 - 2016
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2016
  • 2012 – 2014 Top 25 in South Carolina
  • Appointed South Carolina Coordinator of iCivics by U.S. Supreme Court (Ret.) Justice Sandra Day
    O’Connor, 2009
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatingSM by Martindale-Hubbell®