Robert F. Goings is a litigation and trial attorney with a statewide practice representing both individuals and businesses. His practice areas involve catastrophic personal injury, products liability, trucking litigation, workers’ compensation, and a variety of tort and contract claims that arise in business disputes. His record speaks for itself – Goings has successfully obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements and frequently appears before the appellate courts in South Carolina.
In 2016, Goings was awarded the Compleat Lawyer Award from his alma mater, the University of South Carolina School of Law. The Compleat Lawyer is the law school’s highest honor and most prestigious award given to a lawyer who has displayed exemplary achievements in their careers and communities. He was honored by his peers as the top attorney in the field of Personal Injury litigation in the “2017 Legal Elite of the Midlands” in Columbia Business Monthly.
Nationally, he is the youngest member of the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a distinguished organization of top trial attorneys throughout the nation. He received Martindale-Hubbell®’s highest rating for ethical standards and professional ability from his peers, along with respected peer-review legal publications such as Super Lawyers® and The Best Lawyers in America®. Goings is active in the South Carolina Bar, serving his third term in the House of Delegates, and is a frequent speaker at both the University of South Carolina School of Law and the Continuing Legal Education classes on trial practice and litigation strategy.