Member Profile

James B. Hood

Mr. James B. Hood

Hood Law Firm, L.L.C.
172 Meeting Street
P. O. Box 1508
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 8435774435
Fax: 8437721630
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Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Drug & Medical Device
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability

Positions Held

  • New Generation Committee - 2011 - 2012
  • New Generation Committee
  • Chair - 2012-
  • State Chair - 9/2013
  • Mentor Committee - 2014
  • 2016
  • 2017-2018
  • Annual Meeting Committee
  • Chair - 2014
  • Annual Meeting Committee - 2015-2016
  • We Prefer to Refer Committee Chair - 2015
  • We Prefer to Refer Committee EC Liaison - 2016-2017
  • 2017-2018
  • CLE Program Committee 2016-2017
  • 2017-2018
  • Vice President 2019-2020
  • CLE Committee Program Vice Chair - 2019-2020
  • President-Elect 2020-2021
  • CLE Committe Progra Chair 2020-2021
  • President 2021-2022

Meetings Attended

  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Practice and Personal Background

Jamie is a partner at Hood Law Firm, LLC in Charleston, South Carolina. Jamie focuses his civil trial practice in the following areas: products liability, commercial litigation, professional negligence, and admiralty and maritime law. He also serves as national trial counsel for corporations handling cases across the country. He has tried over seventy-five cases since joining the Hood Law Firm. He is a member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys and currently serves on its Executive Council. He also serves as the Secretary of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association having previously served on its Board of Directors. He is also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. Jamie earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2002 and obtained an LLM in Admiralty Maritime Law from Tulane University in 2003. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court, District of South Carolina and United States Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit. Jamie is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, he is recognized as Super Lawyer, and he is also recognized by Chambers USA as a leader in the field of commercial litigation. He was selected as Lawyer of the Year for 2015 by Best Lawyers. Jamie and his wife Katy have three children and live in Charleston, South Carolina.

Firm Description

Hood Law Firm, LLC, established in 1985, is a defense trial law firm comprised of more than 25 attorneys and practices as national and statewide trial counsel for major corporations and insurers.

About ADTA

An ADTA prime membership is, in essence, a statement of the high regard in which defense trial attorneys are held by his or her peers in the defense trial bar of their city and state or province.