Robertson Hollingsworth & Flynn

Robertson Hollingsworth & Flynn

Construction Design Surety Business and Corporate Counsel

Firm Overview

Construction Design Surety Business and Corporate Counsel
Established in 1988, the Charleston, South Carolina law firm of Robertson Hollingsworth & Flynn offers the following practice areas:

Construction and Surety Litigation and General Counsel Services
Architect and Engineer Litigation and General Counsel Services
Insurance Defense and Complex Commercial Litigation
Business and Corporate Formation, Disputes and General Counsel Services
Employment Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Arbitration

Our firm caters to businesses and professionals with legal needs from routine business practices to multi-party complex litigation.

A team approach

We have nine attorneys and our dedicated staff of legal assistants in support of our clients' legal needs.

Our firm is rated as an "AV" firm and is listed by Martindale-Hubbell among the Preeminent Law Firms in the United States. All of our partners have earned recognition for their legal abilities and professional ethics from their peers through the peer rating system of Martindale-Hubbell.
As of November 1, 2012, Robertson Hollingsworth & Flynn has been selected by its peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America, 19th edition for our work in the practice area of Construction Law. For three decades, Best Lawyers has been regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the most credible and definitive guide to legal ability in the United States.
Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. The annual Best Lawyers publication has been described by The American Lawyer as "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

To speak with one of our attorneys at Robertson Hollingsworth & Flynn, call (843) 723-6470 or contact us online now.

Disclaimer: each client and case is different, and we cannot and do not attempt to predict or guarantee any result. Based upon the nature of legal disputes, past performance cannot be construed in any way as a guarantee of future results.
Paul R. Rahn, Esquire, is the partner responsible for the content of this website. He can be reached at:
Robertson Hollingsworth & Flynn, 177 Meeting Street, Suite 300, Charleston, SC 29401, (843) 723-6470,
Main Office
Main Office
177 Meeting St., Ste. 300
Charleston  SC  29401
  • 843.723.6470
Our legal services include:
Construction and Surety Litigation and General Counsel Services
Architect and Engineer Litigation and General Counsel Services
Insurance Defense and Complex Commercial Litigation
Business and Corporate Formation, Disputes and General Counsel Services
Employment Contracts and Disputes
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Arbitration

Specific Areas of Our Practice Within Construction Law:
Architectural Law
Construction Arbitration
Construction Claims
Construction Contracts
Construction Defects
Construction Insurance
Construction Insurance Defense
Construction Liability
Construction Liens
Construction Litigation
Construction Mediation
Construction Safety
Construction Workouts
Construction and Design Law
Construction and Surety Law
Contractor Performance Bonds
Contractors Liability
Materialmens Liens
Mechanics Liens
Public Construction Law
Public Works
Stucco Litigation

Patrick Flynn

Following graduation from the University of South Carolina School of Law, Pat Flynn began his legal career as a law clerk for United States District Judge Falcon B. Hawkins in Charleston, South Carolina. He is a member of the Charleston County, South Carolina and American Bar Associations, and is licensed to practice before all state and federal courts in South Carolina as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Carolina in 1985 and, following graduation, he received his commission as an officer in the United States Navy. He served on active duty aboard the destroyer USS Hayler, and as a Staff Officer for a three-star Admiral in command of Navy Surface Forces in the Atlantic. He left active duty in 1989 to enter law school and continued his service as a Navy Reserve Officer from that point to the present, having now attained the rank of Captain, USNR. While practicing law in Charleston, he served as a reserve officer aboard the frigate USS Fahrion, as well as other reserve billets in South Carolina and Washington D.C.

Pat served on the Charleston County Public Library Board of Trustees from 2003 through 2011, including service as chairman from 2006 to 2009. He presently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Committee of the South Carolina Federal Credit Union, which has assets over $1 billion, making it one of the top 100 credit unions in the United States.

Practice areas
Architecture-Engineering and Construction Litigation and Counsel
Homeowners Association Litigation and Counsel
Complex Tort and Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance and General Business Litigation and Counsel
Bar admissions
South Carolina, 1992
BV Distinguished Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell
J.D., University of South Carolina, 1992
Member and Associate Articles Editor, South Carolina Law Review, 19901992
B.S., Accounting, University of South Carolina, 1985
Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting)
"Funds for the S&L Bailout: FDIC Recovery on D&O Liability Policies of Failed Depository Institutions," Federation of Insurance & Corporate Counsel Quarterly, Vol. 42, p. 159 (1992)

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