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, insurance litigation. He also counsels attorneys on legal ethics and defends legal malpractices suits and grievances.


• South Carolina Bar

• Virgin Islands Bar Association

• American Board of Trial Advocates

• Richland County Bar Association

• South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association

• American Bar Association

• John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court

Awards & Recognition

Listed in Best Lawyers in America - 2013-2014

Listed in Super Lawyers for Business Litigation - 2012-2014

Listed in Midlands Legal Elite - 2012-2013

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)

Reported Cases

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

• Lanford v. MCE Cars, Inc. (In re Lanford), 2006 Bankr. LEXIS 155 (Bankr. D.S.C. 2006)

• Neeltec Enterprises, Inc. v. Long, 397 S.C. 563, 725 S.E.2d 926 (2012)

• Republic Leasing Co. v. Restaurant Equip. Mktg. Specialists, Inc., 1999 U.S. App. LEXIS 34308 (4th Cir. 1999)

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

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Areas of Law

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


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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1980, South Carolina
2005, Virgin Islands
1989, United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
1997, United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
1998, United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Federal Claims

Credit Cards Accepted
Law School Attended

University of South Carolina
Class of 1980

University Attended

Furman University
Class of 1977
cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1956
Camden, South Carolina, September 22, 1956

Contact Information






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Office Information
Robert P. Wood
Synergy Business Park 220 Executive Center Drive,
Columbia, SC 29210


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