Rodney Pillsbury

About Rodney Pillsbury

Rodney Pillsbury was born in Greenville, South Carolina, where has practiced law since 1992. He graduated from the University of Tennessee (cum laude) and received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1989, Mr. Pillsbury has been a continuous member of the South Carolina Association of Justice. He was published nationally in Trial Magazine, as well as in South Carolina Trial Lawyer Magazine.

In his over 35-year career, Mr. Pillsbury has successfully tried virtually every type of civil matter, ranging from severe personal injury and wrongful death cases to car dealership fraud and securities fraud to commercial matters such as patent infringement and minority shareholder oppression.  He has represented clients in state and federal court and has argued cases before the South Carolina Supreme Court, the South Carolina Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals (Fourth Circuit).

Rodney received Martindale-Hubbell's AV® (Preeminent) rating by judges and his peers, the highest level of professional excellence. He has also been recognized as one of South Carolina's Top Super Lawyers™ for several years. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Within the South Carolina Bar, he was appointed to the Consumer Law Section for the Bar. He also serves on the Law Related Education Committee as well as the Fee Resolution Dispute Board.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Pillsbury has been instrumental in organizing the attendance of Greenville County students at oral arguments held in Greenville by the South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. He is actively involved in promoting the South Carolina Bar Association's student mock trial competitions.


  • "Because Sometimes A Lawsuit Can Make A Difference," South Carolina Trial Lawyers Bulletin (Winter 1998).
  • "Dear Colossus ...," Trial, February 2001, p. 83.