Charles O. Williams III



Charles O. “Bo” Williams is a partner in the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina office.  Bo has a wealth of trial experience in multiple aspects of civil litigation, especially litigation involving personal injury defense.  Bo has litigated cases involving premises liability, products liability, construction defects, and both individual and commercial transportation.  Cases involving the retail and hospitality industry are especially interesting to Bo, and he enjoys focusing a portion of his practice and professional volunteer time on that industry.  Bo values preparation and responsiveness to clients and opposing counsel alike and is known for his well-prepared, conscientious, and effective advocacy.

Prior to entering private practice, Bo learned the ins and outs of trial practice while serving as a law clerk to the Honorable L. Henry McKellar, Circuit Court Judge, Fifth Judicial Circuit.

When Bo isn’t litigating on behalf of his clients, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports and playing golf


Washington and Lee University

B.A. (1994)

University of South Carolina School of Law

J.D. (2001)

Bar Admissions

South Carolina

Associations & Professional Memberships

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  •  Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Retail & Hospitality Committee
  • National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
  • Greenville County Bar Association, Member
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association (SCDTAA), Member

Honors & Awards

  • Columbia Business Monthly
    • Legal Elite of the Midlands, Business Litigation (2014)
  • Greenville Business Magazine
    • Legal Elite of the Upstate
      • Business Litigation (2019)
      • Insurance (2020-2022)
        • Top Attorney Vote (2021)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, AV Preeminent

Community Involvement

  • The First Tee of Columbia
    • Advisory Committee
  • Upward Sports, Basketball coach

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