Patrick C. Wooten

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Charleston, South Carolina

Duffy & Young, LLC
Patrick C. Wooten
Duffy & Young, LLC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Appellate, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 2008

Education: Duke University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2023

Duffy & Young, LLC

96 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401 Visit website


With extensive experience in the field of litigating civil matters, Patrick C. Wooten is a shareholder at Duffy & Young, LLC, located in Charleston, South Carolina. He uses his skills and experience to provide representation to clients facing legal issues in matters of:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Business litigation
  • Appellate litigation
  • Class action litigation
  • Real estate litigation
  • False Claims Act litigation
  • Probate litigation

Before joining Duffy & Young, LLC, Mr. Wooten was a partner at one of the largest law firms in the state, where he represented multinational corporations and individuals in a broad spectrum of commercial dispute cases. He worked closely with clients to help them resolve matters pertaining to trust and estate litigation, fiduciary litigation, probate litigation and more. 

Having graduated with his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business, Mr. Wooten enrolled in the Duke University School of Law to complete his Juris Doctor in 2008. Securing his license to practice in South Carolina in the same year, he worked for more than two years as an associate at a private firm and spent about a year clerking at a district court. He has also studied at the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, graduating from the Leadership Charleston program of The Riley Institute’s Diversity Leaders Initiative.

Over the years, Mr. Wooten has obtained more than $50 million for his plaintiff clients, including settlements of more than $15 million. A testament to his skills and in recognition of his successful track record, he has been named to the list of “Forty Under 40” in Charleston and received a Leadership in Law award from the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. In addition, he is a board member of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and holds a membership in The James L. Petigru American Inn of Court.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Appellate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense, Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense, Estate & Trust Litigation, Real Estate: Business

Focus areas

Appeals, Asbestos, Class Actions, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Non-Compete Agreements, Short Sale, Toxic Torts, Trade Secret, Will Contests

First Admitted: 2008, South Carolina

Professional Webpage:

  • One of Charleston’s “Forty Under 40”
  • Received the Leadership in Law award from South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Chairman of the Board of Charleston Legal Access
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • South Carolina
  • James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, Member
  • South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
  • South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Board Member
  • President of the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
Educational Background:
  • BS, University of South Carolina, Honors College
  • Orangeburg Preparatory School, Valedictorian

Office location for Patrick C. Wooten

96 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 843-793-6711


1 Year Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2023

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