Robert P. Wood

Robert P. Wood (Columbia, South Carolina)

Robert P. Wood

Attorney in Columbia, SC
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.

Awards & Recognition

Listed in Best Lawyers in America - 2013-2015
Listed in Super Lawyers for Business Litigation - 2012-2015
Listed in Midlands Legal Elite - 2012-2014

Community Involvement

•Blythewood Historical Society
•Founding Member, Board of Directors
•Columbia Audubon Society
•Former President
•Carolina Bird Club
•Former President and Editor of its Ornithological Publication

Publications, Speeches & Seminars

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)

News/Press Releases

•April 5, 2016

ROBERT WOOD APPOINTED TO ACCOUNTANCY BOARD

•August 28, 2015

ROGERS TOWNSEND ATTORNEYS NAMED IN BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA

•August 20, 2014

ATTORNEYS LISTED IN 2015 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA

•October 1, 2013

15 ROGERS TOWNSEND ATTORNEYS NAMED MIDLANDS LEGAL ELITE

•August 19, 2013

ROGERS TOWNSEND ATTORNEYS LISTED IN THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA

•October 1, 2012

ROGERS TOWNSEND ATTORNEYS NAMED LEGAL ELITE OF THE MIDLANDS

•September 6, 2012

Shareholders Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2013

803.744.1275
Credit Cards Accepted
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Bankruptcy
  • Collections
  • Creditor - Lender Litigation
  • Foreclosure - Residential & Commercial
  • Litigation
  • Mortgage Banking & Creditor Services
  • Professional Liability
  • Title Resolution
  • Workouts

Peer Reviews (1)

Peer Reviews (1)
AV Rated
5.0/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Legal Ethics
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
5.0/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
5.0/5
Judgment
Judgment
5.0/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
5.0/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
5.0/5
Peer Reviews (1)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a General Counsel on 05/26/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
*Individual reviews provided before 2009 are not displayed

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Shareholder
Admission Details
Admitted in 1980, South Carolina Bar
1989, United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
1997, United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
1998, United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
2005, Virgin Islands Bar Association
2010, United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Federal Claims
Credit Cards Accepted
Law School Attended
University of South Carolina
Class of 1980
J.D.
University Attended
Furman University
Class of 1977
B.A.
cum laude
Birth Information
Born in 1956
Camden, South Carolina, September 22, 1956
Associations & Memberships

Memberships
•South Carolina Bar - Professional Liability Committee
•Virgin Islands Bar Association
•American Board of Trial Advocates
•Richland County Bar Association
•South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association
•American Bar Association

Representative Cases
Reported Cases: Williams v. Government EmployeesIns. Co., 409 S.C. 586, 762 S.E.2d 705 (2014); Neeltec Enterprises, Inc. v.Long, 402 S.C. 524, 741 S.E.2d 767 (Ct. App. 2013); Neeltec Enterprises, Inc. v.Long, 397 S.C. 563, 725 S.E.2d 926 (2012).; Neeltec Enterprises, Inc. v.Long, 391 S.C. 177, 705 S.E.2d 57 (Ct. App. 2011); Charleston Area Fed. Credit Union v. Duffy (In re Duffy), C/A No. 09-06778-dd, 2010 Bankr. LEXIS 1432 (Bankr. D.S.C. May 4, 2010); In re Gunter, May 2010 (In re Gunter, C/A No. 10-00547-jw, slip op. (Bankr. D.S.C. May 27, 2010)); Bank of New York v. Sumter County, 691 S.E.2d 473 (S.C. 2010); Investors Title Ins. Co. v. Bair, 296 Fed App'x (4th Cir. 2008); Hunt v. Mortgage Electronic Registration, 522 F. Supp. 2d 749 (D.S.C. 2007); Investors Title Ins. Co. v. Bair, 232 F.R.D. 254 (D.S.C. 2005); Alston v. Black River Electric Cooperative, 548 S.E.2d 858 (S.C. 2001); Allison v. Charter Rivers Hospital, 514 S.E.2d 601 (S.C. 1999); Republic Leasing Co. v. Restaurant Equipment Marketing Services, Inc. 203 F.3d 822 (Table) (4th Cir. 1999); Bennett v. Federated Mut. Ins. Co., 141 F.3d 837 (8th Cir. 1998); Orangeburg Pecan Company, Inc. v. Farmers Investment Co., 869 F. Supp. 351 (D.S.C. 1994); Carolinas Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractors Self-insurance Fund v. S.C. Property & Cas. Ins. Guaranty Assn, 401 S.E.2d 144 (S.C. Ct. App. 1992); and 446 S.E.2d 422 (S.C. 1994); Rapak v. Companion Life Ins. Co., 424 S.E.2d 486 (S.C. 1993); and 990 F.2d 801 (4th Cir. 1993); Stanley Smith & Sons, 415 S.E.2d 428 (S.C. Ct. App. 1992); Richland-Lexington Airport Dist. v. Atlas Properties, Inc., 901 F.2d 1206 (4th Cir. 1990); Simmons v. S.C. Farm Bureau Ins. Co., 391 S.E.2d 560 (S.C. Ct. App. 1990); Forrest v. Haley Nursery Co., 381 S.E.2d 906 (S.C. 1989); In Re Creel, 118 B.R. 372, 13 UCC Rep. Serv. 2d 943 (Bankr. D.S.C. 1988); 2000 Watermark v. Celotex Corp., 784 F.2d 1183 (4th Cir. 1986); Iseman v. Hobbs, 351 S.E.2d 351 (S.C. Ct. App. 1986); Other Cases Publicly Available: Free v. Buff, Op. No.2015-UP-162 (S.C. Ct. App. 2015); Lanford v. MCE Cars, Inc. (In re Lanford), 2006 Bankr. LEXIS 155 (Bankr. D.S.C. 2006); Republic Leasing Co. v. Restaurant Equip. Mktg. Specialists, Inc., 1999 U.S. App. LEXIS 34308 (4th Cir. 1999)

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC
Synergy Business Park, 220 Executive Center Drive,
Columbia, SC 29210
U.S.A.
Phone
803.744.1275
Fax
803.343.7017
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Robert P. Wood
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Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC
Synergy Business Park, 220 Executive Center Drive,
Columbia, SC 29210

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