Daniel C. Plyler

Associate | Columbia

Daniel C. Plyler is an associate of Smith Robinson. His practice includes a wide variety of practice areas, including:

  • Civil Litigation 
  • Civil Appellate 
  • Governmental Liability
  • Employer Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Land Use and Construction Defense
Learn more about Daniel C. Plyler

Daniel C. Plyler joined the firm in 2019, focusing his practice in a wide variety of civil litigation and appellate law, where he has successfully defended cases in both state and federal jurisdictions.  Prior to joining Smith Robinson, Daniel practiced at Davidson & Lindemann, PA, and that firm’s predecessor, Davidson, Wren & Plyler, PA.

A native of Aiken, South Carolina, Daniel graduated from the South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree, with Honors, in Marine Science.  After obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law, Daniel was admitted to the South Carolina Bar. He is currently licensed to practice in South Carolina, and is admitted to the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

In addition to his active litigation practice, Daniel has been invited to speak to various groups regarding recent issues in the law as it relates to potential liability, to include the South Carolina Insurance Reserve Fund, the South Carolina Jail Administrators Association, the South Carolina Association of Counties, and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association.  Daniel also serves on the South Carolina Bar’s Practice and Procedures Committee, as well as the Executive Board for Young Life Downtown Columbia.

Daniel C. Plyler is an associate of Smith Robinson. His practice includes a wide variety of practice areas, including:

  • Civil Litigation 
  • Civil Appellate 
  • Governmental Liability
  • Employer Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Land Use and Construction Defense
Click here to learn more about Daniel C. Plyler

Daniel C. Plyler joined the firm in 2019, focusing his practice in a wide variety of civil litigation and appellate law, where he has successfully defended cases in both state and federal jurisdictions.  Prior to joining Smith Robinson, Daniel practiced at Davidson & Lindemann, PA, and that firm’s predecessor, Davidson, Wren & Plyler, PA.

A native of Aiken, South Carolina, Daniel graduated from the South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree, with Honors, in Marine Science.  After obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law, Daniel was admitted to the South Carolina Bar. He is currently licensed to practice in South Carolina, and is admitted to the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

In addition to his active litigation practice, Daniel has been invited to speak to various groups regarding recent issues in the law as it relates to potential liability, to include the South Carolina Insurance Reserve Fund, the South Carolina Jail Administrators Association, the South Carolina Association of Counties, and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association.  Daniel also serves on the South Carolina Bar’s Practice and Procedures Committee, as well as the Executive Board for Young Life Downtown Columbia.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar 
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • South Carolina Bar Practice and Procedures Committee

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2005
  • University of South Carolina Honor’s College, B.S. Marine Science, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court