Dunn D. Hollingsworth

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Charleston, South Carolina

Robertson Hollingsworth Manos & Rahn, LLC
Dunn D. Hollingsworth
Robertson Hollingsworth Manos & Rahn, LLC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Construction Litigation

Licensed in South Carolina since: 1992

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009, 2019 - 2023

Robertson Hollingsworth Manos & Rahn, LLC

550 King Street
Suite 300
Charleston, SC 29403 Visit website


Dunn D. Hollingsworth is the senior member of Robertson Hollingsworth Manos & Rahn, LLC in Charleston, South Carolina, where he has practiced business and construction law for more than 30 years.  He represents sureties, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and design professionals across South Carolina in connection with a wide range of issues, including business advice/counsel, contract preparation/review/negotiation, and litigation of disputes.  He also has substantial experience as a mediator and an arbitrator in construction cases.  He is a past Chairman of the Construction Section of the South Carolina Bar, and he has lectured to numerous groups regarding construction law.

Mr. Hollingsworth's firm is consistently included in the listing of the Best Law Firms in America, and he has a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent* rating and is/has been listed in Charleston's Best Lawyers, South Carolina Super Lawyers, America's Best Lawyers, and Top Corporate Counsel in the field of construction law. Additionally, he was named by America’s Best Lawyers as the 2017-2018 "Lawyer of the Year" in the Charleston Area in the field of construction law.

Practice Areas: Contract claims/defense, performance bond claims/defense, payment bond claims/defense, mechanic's lien claims/defense, construction defect claims/defense, design defect claims/defense, and delay claims/defense.


*AV Preeminent® is a certification mark 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

Business Litigation, Construction Litigation: Business
  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 50% Construction Litigation: Business

First Admitted: 1992, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://roblaw.net/lawyers/dunn-d-hollingsworth/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member, Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church
  • Executives Association of Greater Charleston
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Past Chairman of South Carolina Bar Construction Section
Educational Background:
  • Davidson College, B.A. in Political Science, 1988
  • AV preeminent Rating since 2014, Martindale-Hubell, 2023
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • Named in Best Lawyers in America since 2012, Best Lawyers, 2023
  • Named Lawyer of the Year for Construction Law in Charleston, South Carolina, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Law Firm Named in Bar Register of preeminent Lawyers since 2004, Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 2018
Industry Groups:
  • Construction
  • Design
  • Development

Office location for Dunn D. Hollingsworth

550 King Street
Suite 300
Charleston, SC 29403

Phone: 843-970-9947


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009, 2019 - 2023

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