Smith Robinson’s legal focus spans more than 25 areas of law.  Our attorneys have immense experience within each practice area, which allows us to provide our clients with effective and efficient legal counseling. We are committed to delivering quality legal solutions and exceptional client service. Click any of our practice areas listed below to learn more.

Insurance Coverage Issues

Our attorneys regularly assist clients in obtaining insurance coverage for a range of liabilities and losses. We represent large corporate entities and businesses to evaluate the role of their insurance policies and overall risk management. Our services include analysis and insurance counseling, litigation, and settlement of disputed coverage claims.

Arson and Insurance Fraud Investigations

Smith Robinson attorneys have extensive experience involving arson and insurance fraud investigation claims. Using a variety of claim investigation tools such as thorough site investigation, document collection, financial investigation, and case interviews, we work to provide full claim defense and litigation support.

Minor and Death Settlements

Our attorneys represent clients in claims for personal injury, property damage, wrongful death, and other major settlements.

Examinations Under Oath

An Examination Under Oath is sworn testimony in question-and-answer form before a court reporter in which an attorney from our office will conduct questioning. The Examination Under Oath is a commonly used procedure by the insurance industry to investigate and resolve coverage questions.

Residential and Commercial Foreclosures

Our attorneys have experience with handling foreclosure proceedings with residential and commercial properties. We understand the legal intricacies involved with the foreclosure process and help our clients navigate the best course of action necessary for the most beneficial outcome.

Commercial Real Estate

Real estate law can have complexities when the sale or transfer of a property is used for commercial or business purposes. Our attorneys assist clients with disputes of a sale, purchase of major properties, as well as other commercial real estate issues such as commercial leases, zoning issues, and property/land use.

Economic Development

Smith Robinson’s multi-faceted economic development practice group utilizes our experience in commercial real estate coupled with our extensive knowledge in regulatory law to help clients maximize desired goals and objectives. We develop strategic development plans that help with job growth, business expansion, and overall quality of life.

Products and Premises Liability

We have experience representing individuals, businesses, and major corporate entities in major, high-stakes products and premises liability cases. We represent clients in a variety of types of liability cases including serious injuries on property, defective or unsafe conditions, and negligence.

Condemnation/Eminent Domain

Eminent domain refers to the right of the government to obtain private property under certain circumstances and convert it into public use. Smith Robinson has experience handling the legal processes of condemnation/eminent domain cases, including negotiation, payment, court hearings, and demonstration of the need for public use.

Medical Malpractice Defense

Smith Robinson has a long history of success representing medical clients in the defense of malpractice cases. Our clients include doctors, hospitals, nurses, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other healthcare institutions.

Public Utilities

Our Firm represents energy and other public utility companies in a variety of legal matters. We have provided representations in the courts and in the roles of general counsel to utility companies.

Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful death claims are lawsuits brought against a defendant when someone dies as a result of the defendant’s negligence or intentional act. Our attorneys have proven experience handling these difficult and complicated claims.

Governmental Law

Our attorneys focus on many aspects of governmental and administrative law on local, state and federal levels.

Election Law

Smith Robinson attorneys provide counsel on all aspects of election and political law. We understand the particulars of federal laws and rules that regulate political activity.

Tort Claims Act Litigation

Smith Robinson attorneys have an established track record for handling tort litigation governed by the South Carolina Tort Claims Act. We have successfully represented governmental entities in courts throughout the state.

Construction Defects and Litigation

Smith Robinson has extensive experience representing a variety of construction clients in residential and commercial construction defect claims. We provide sound legal counsel to construction companies, architects, engineers, contractors, and sub-contractors. Our attorneys have successfully litigated claims including defective workmanship, professional negligence, coverage, mechanics liens, structural deficiencies, and more. We work to resolve cases efficiently in the most cost-effective manner.

Mechanic’s Liens

A mechanic’s lien is a guarantee of payment to builders, contractors, and construction companies that build or repair structures. Smith Robinson has experience filing mechanic’s liens as well as disputing them.

Legal Malpractice Defense

We have successfully defended lawyers and law firms in matters of legal malpractice in state and federal court. We work with our clients to develop effective and strategic defense for legal malpractice claims in which reputations and well-being are at stake.

Automobile Accidents

Smith Robinson has a history of success representing clients in a variety of claims involving automobile accidents. We have the experience and knowledge to handle a variety of motor vehicle accidents including car, semi-trucks, motorcycle, pedestrian, hit-and-runs, distracted driving, and other injuries related to transportation.

Civil Appeals

Our attorneys have extensive experience with high-stakes civil appeals that take place in federal and state courts. We understand the complexities required by appellate law. Our attorneys prepare specially crafted written briefs and oral arguments that allow thoughtful consideration of case decisions.

Probate and Estate Administration

Smith Robinson attorneys assist clients with management and distribution of estates through the court-managed probate process. We have experience managing complex estates that require insight and knowledge for a smooth distribution of wealth.

Creditors’ Bankruptcy Claims

Our Bankruptcy attorneys have extensive experience settling insolvency matters with effective actions and thoughtful solutions. We work with a variety of clients in bankruptcy proceedings to develop business solutions that yield best possible outcomes.

Insurance Defense

Smith Robinson works with a number of insurance companies and their insured clients to provide a complete range of litigation services. Our attorneys have strong insurance coverage experience that is results-driven to protect the best interests of insurance policyholders and carriers. We are ready to assist in legal matters including loss recovery, investigations, fraud, litigation defense, and subrogation.


Smith Robinson’s Collections practice area is well-versed in handling debt collection matters. We understand the intricacies of federal collections laws and have the ability to file suit when needed.