Robert T. Lyles, Jr.

Top rated construction litigation attorney in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Lyles & Associates, LLC
Robert T. Lyles, Jr.
Lyles & Associates, LLC

Practice Areas: Construction litigation, Insurance coverage, Business litigation; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 1987

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

Lyles & Associates, LLC

1037 Chuck Dawling Blvd.
Suite G-100
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 Visit website


As a founding partner at Lyles & Associates, Robert T. Lyles Jr. works hard to represent clients in the Charleston, South Carolina, and surrounding areas. Mr. Lyles has a practice focus in construction and business litigation and has successfully represented business owners, general contractors, design professionals, product manufacturers and real estate developers.

After graduating from The College of Charleston with a Bachelors of Arts in 1984, Mr. Lyles continued his education at the University of South Carolina, where he received his Juris Doctor degree. He began his legal career at the firm of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, and Stewart, where he became an equity partner. In 2000, he founded the law firm Lyles & Associates.

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Lyles has proven time and again to be a fierce advocate for his clients both in and out of the courtroom. He has served as lead counsel in more than 50 jury trials that involved incredibly complex legal matters, receiving favorable verdicts for his clients. Many of these proceedings resulted in client awards of more than $1 million.

Mr. Lyles has argued cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th and 5th circuits and is certified as a mediator by the South Carolina Bar. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association and the Defense Research Institute. He is also a member of the Courts of Appeals for the 4th and 5th circuits. He has practiced before South Carolina State and Federal Courts, and he serves as a speaker for Continuing Legal Education Seminars as well as for trade groups such as the Community Associations Institute.

Practice areas

Construction litigation: business, Insurance coverage, Business litigation

Focus areas

Construction defects, Insurance, Bad faith insurance, Insurance defense

  • 60% Construction litigation: business
  • 30% Insurance coverage
  • 10% Business litigation

First Admitted: 1987, South Carolina

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • United States Supreme Court Bar
  • United States Courts of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit
  • South Carolina, 1987
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • South Carolina Bar Certified Mediator
Educational Background:
  • College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, B.A., 1984
Industry Groups:
  • CAI
  • CLM
  • DRI

Office location for Robert T. Lyles, Jr.

1037 Chuck Dawling Blvd.
Suite G-100
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Phone: 843-577-7730


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

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