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Robert A. deHoll

Robert A. deHoll


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Robert A. deHoll is a member of the firm's Litigation group where he focuses in construction law.  Mr. deHoll also practices environmental law which includes environmental litigation, including cases brought under CERCLA and RCRA, regulatory compliance matters and Brownfields redevelopment projects.  Mr. deHoll graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in mechanical engineering.  He had nearly 10 years of practical engineering and construction experience prior to attending law school.  Mr. deHoll served as an engineering officer in the U.S. Nuclear Power program and was stationed aboard nuclear powered submarines for 5 years.  During his time in submarines, Mr. deHoll was actively involved in the scheduling and conduct of overhaul and repair work aboard submarines and in shipyards, including refueling of nuclear reactors.  After concluding his service in submarines, Mr. deHoll worked as a nuclear-mechanical engineer for Bechtel Power Corporation in San Francisco where he was involved in the design, construction and licensing of commercial nuclear power plants as well as environmental permitting.  After graduating from law school, Mr. deHoll was an associate for the Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison law firm in San Francisco where he concentrated in the construction law and commercial litigation.  Mr. deHoll served as house counsel for Fluor Daniel Corporation prior to joining Leatherwood Walker Todd & Mann in 1981.  His years of experience in engineering and construction industry allows him to personally understand the needs, concerns and motivations of general contractors, engineers, architects, subcontractors, owners, and sureties.

  • Selected by his peers as Greenville Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year (Woodward/White, Inc.), Construction (2015, 2017)
  • Greenville Business Magazine's Legal Elite, Construction (2013-2017), Environmental (2017)
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Construction Law (2011-2018)
  • Lieutenant, United States Navy, 1968-1973
  • Martindale-Hubbell's top ("AV") Peer Review Rating *

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Thought Leadership
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1977
  • United States Naval Academy, B.S., 1968
  • California
  • South Carolina
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • America Bar Association
  • Associated General Contractors
  • American Subcontractors Association
  • Piedmont General Contractors Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Associations' Forum on the Construction Industry
  • American Bar Associations' Forum on Litigation
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Construction Law Section
  • California Bar Association
Academic Honors
  • President, McAuliffe Honor Society, University of San Francisco, 1976-1977
Military Service
  • U.S. Navy

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