Attorney Robert Hill helps attorneys provide the highest quality appellate representation to their clients throughout South Carolina. Besides handling civil and commercial litigation appeals, Mr. Hill also helps at trial and assists lawyers with motions and major legal issues in complex cases. A summary of some of his cases is available here. He may be reached at his toll free number 877-407-6457 or through his web site.
Robert Hill graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lander College in 1983 and from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1986. In law school, Robert helped Professor David G. Owen prepare a new edition to the Professor’s product liability casebook and update the products liability chapter in Prosser and Keeton On Torts.
Robert also clerked for Speights & Runyan, a firm that then enjoyed a nationwide product liability practice. This firm focused primarily on helping property owners whose buildings were damaged by asbestos. Once he was licensed, Robert became the firm’s Appellate Attorney and worked there until 2002.
At Speights & Runyan, Robert handled appeals involving all sorts of product liability issues, the Eleventh Amendment, federal diversity jurisdiction in class actions, and attorney fees in bankruptcy cases.
In 2002, Robert left that firm to be closer to his parents and his in-laws. His solo practice continues to help attorneys with their appeals and their other legal research and writing needs.
He and his wife Martha live minutes away from Columbia, South Carolina.
Areas of Practice
- South Carolina, 1992
- U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1994
- U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1994
- Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2002