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Patrick C. Wooten

Partner

Liberty Center
151 Meeting Street
Suite 600
Charleston, SC 29401
patrick.wooten@nelsonmullins.com

Patrick Wooten is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Charleston office who practices in the areas of business litigation and trust and fiduciary litigation.

 

Patrick Wooten is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Charleston office who practices in the areas of business litigation and trust and fiduciary litigation.

 

Patrick Wooten is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Charleston office who practices in the areas of business litigation and trust and fiduciary litigation.

 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Experience in trust and estate litigation, fiduciary litigation, and probate litigation.
  • Experience representing companies and individuals in various types of commercial disputes in both federal and state courts
  • Experience representing product manufacturers in suits alleging antitrust violations, Lanham Act violations, and product defects
  • Experience in disputes involving alleged breaches of contract, breaches of fiduciary duty, and violations of the South Carolina Unfair Trade Practices Act

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, JD (2008)
    • Articles editor, Law and Contemporary Problems 
    • Moot Court Board
  • University of South Carolina, Honors College, BS, Business Administration, Phi Beta Kappa (2005)

Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Richard Mark Gergel, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • S.C. Super Lawyers Rising Star: Civil Litigation: Defense (2016, 2017)
  • Recipient of a 2015 Leadership in Law award from South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
  • Recognized in the University of South Carolina Honors College Alumni Spotlight
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, Past President
  • Riley Institute Diversity Leaders Initiative, Class of 2017
  • Charleston Legal Access – Board of Directors
  • University of South Carolina Moore School of Business – Young Alumni Board
  • University of South Carolina Alumni Association – Charleston area board member
  • James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy (Class of 2015)
  • Leadership Charleston (Class of 2015)
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