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Charles W. Patrick Jr. - Charleston, SC

174 East Bay StreetP.O. Box 879 Charleston, SC 29402

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Updated: 11/06/2023

Charleston Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuits Lawyer


Charles Patrick is a distinguished litigator who has played integral roles in some of the most significant public health litigation in American history, including state tobacco cases that led to the historic national master settlement.

He is a founding member of RPWB and serves on the firm's three-person executive committee.

Born in North Carolina, Patrick's father was in the mining business and brought the family to Jonesville, South Carolina...

About Charles W. Patrick Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuits
  • Asbestos Exposure
  • Mesothelioma Lawyers
  • Pericardial Mesothelioma
  • Peritoneal Mesothelioma
  • Pleural Mesothelioma
  • Mesothelioma Symptoms
  • Asbestos Lung Cancer
  • Products & Premises Liability
  • Class Actions
  • Mesothelioma Lawsuits

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • The American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 1979
    Law Review: University of South Carolina, Executive Editor
  • Furman University, 1976
    Honors: magna cum laude

Past Positions

  • Ness, Motley, Loadholt, Richardson & Poole, P.A., Charleston, South Carolina, Shareholder
  • Honorable Klyde Robinson, South Carolina Circuit Court Judge, Law Clerk, 1979 - 1980

Pro Bono Activities

  • Trident United Way
  • Charleston Promise Neighborhood
  • Conservation Voters of South Carolina
  • Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Lowcountry Chapter of the American Lung Association
  • Furman University Board of Trustees
  • MUSC Foundation Board
  • Charleston Stage
  • Charleston Symphony Orchestra
  • Gaillard Performance Hall Foundation
  • Management Corporation


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Included on the 2023 South Carolina list

Past Lists

  • 2022 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 South Carolina Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Charles W. Patrick Jr. on Super Lawyers


  • Martindale-Hubbell Rated: AV
  • Best Lawyers in America 2011 – Present (Product Liability & Mass Tort Litigation), Four time ‘Lawyer of the Year’
  • Super Lawyers
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers

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174 East Bay StreetP.O. Box 879 Charleston, SC 29402


  • 843-727-3103

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