Terry E. Richardson, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Barnwell, SC

Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
 | PO Box 1368, Barnwell, SC 29812
Phone: 888-705-1619
Fax: 803-541-9625
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A founding member of Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC, Terry E. Richardson, Jr., represents clients in South Carolina in matters of business litigation, personal injury, products liability, class action and mass torts. A former IBM systems engineer, he worked in Thailand and Virginia on computerized logistical systems for the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Chairman of the Nature Conservatory’s board of directors, he was given the Advocate of the Year award from the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center.

Mr. Richardson is admitted to practice in the state of South Carolina and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Throughout his career, he helped pursue thousands of asbestos cases for those injured by exposure to the harmful substance.

In 1967, Mr. Richardson graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and a Master of Science in business. He then attended the University of South Carolina School of Law and graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1974. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Richardson is listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and a former member of the Best Lawyers in America. Chairman of the South Carolina Bar Negligence, Insurance and Compensation Section, he is also a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Association for Justice, the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice and the University of South Carolina School of Law Association.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 50%Personal Injury - Products
  • 30%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020

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About Terry Richardson, Jr.

Admitted: 1974, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.rpwb.com/attorneys/terry-e-richardson-jr/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 10 attorneys in South Carolina in the 2016 edition of Super Lawyers
  • Featured on Cover of Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2003-2018 (Business Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Mass Torts & Railroad Law)
  • Advocate of the Year from the S.C. Appleseed Legal Justice Center
  • Compleat Lawyer Award from the University of South Carolina School Law School Alumni Council
  • The National Top Trial Lawyers 100
  • S.C. Super Lawyers, The Top 25, 2014-2017
  • S.C. Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law Honoree, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rated: AV
  • S.C. Super Lawyers, The Top 10, 2015 & 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • South Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on the Profession, 2004–2005
  • Norfolk Southern Railroad Derailment, Aiken Circuit Court, South Carolina, Co-Chairman, Steering Committee, 2005-2008
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, President, Charleston Chapter, 2001–2002
  • Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group, US District Courts of South Carolina, 1991
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, S.C. Chairman, 1990–1993
  • South Carolina Commission on Grievance, 1980–1982
  • The American Association for Justice
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Member, Executive Committee, 1974–1976
  • South Carolina Bar, Chairman, Negligence, Insurance and Compensation Section, 1976-1977
  • University of South Carolina Law School Association, Chairman, 1977–1978
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • South Carolina, 1974
  • U.S. Supreme Court    
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • S.C. Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy, Chairman, 2012-2013
  • Shoreline Management, Blue Ribbon Committee, 2011-2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Editor-in-Chief, South Carolina Law Review, 1973-1974

Educational Background:

  • Clemson University, B.A., Economics, 1967; M.S., Business, 1967
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Office Location for Terry E. Richardson, Jr.

PO Box 1368
Barnwell, SC 29812

Phone: 888-705-1619

Fax: 803-541-9625

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Last Updated: 2/14/2020

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