ROB BRAITHWAITE

Rob has been a member of the State Bar of South Carolina since 1985 and the State Bar of North Carolina since 1984.  He has also been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Court of Military Appeals, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Rob is also a Certified Civil Court Mediator in the State of South Carolina.

EDUCATION

  • Appalachian State University – B.A. Political Science, 1981.  Graduated Summa Cum Laude

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – J.D., 1984

TRIAL EXPERIENCE

  • U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps:  1984 – 1987

  • Henderson & Salley, Aiken, SC:  1987 – 1992

  • Braithwaite Law Firm, Aiken, SC:  1992 – Present

AWARDS / HONORS

  • Martindale Hubbell - AV Rating for over 28 years

  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for over 28 years

  • Best Lawyers – Personal Injury Defense category and Insurance Litigation category

  • Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Defense, Aiken-Augusta Metro Area 2017

MEMBERSHIP / ORGANIZATIONS

  • South Carolina Bar Board of Governors, Representing the 4th Judicial Region (2013-Present)

  • Member of the Board of Directors, South Carolina Bar Foundation

  • Chairman of the South Carolina Bar “Memory Hold the Door” Committee

  • Member of the South Carolina Supreme Court Commission on Lawyer Conduct

  • Member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Aiken, SC