Victor Rawl, Jr. is the Managing Partner of our South Carolina and Nebraska offices. Mr. Rawl is a litigator with broad experience in numerous areas of complex litigation including construction, class action/mass tort, environmental/toxic tort, professional negligence, health care, mortgage foreclosure and bankruptcy, and products liability in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration. Mr. Rawl has a recognized reputation for his defense of large national builders, product manufacturers, hospitals, and other health care entities.
After receiving his Master of International Business Studies and his Juris Doctor degrees, he served as law clerk to The Honorable P. Michael Duffy, U. S. District Judge, District of South Carolina, from 1995 until he joined McNair Law Firm, P.A. in November 1997. Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Rawl was with McNair Law Firm for approximately 20 years, where he was the Chair of their Class Action Practice Group. Mr. Rawl utilizes his legal experience and business education to evaluate each case individually and to formulate strategies tailored to client-specific needs and goals.
Mr. Rawl has been highly rated by his peers practicing in his jurisdictions. Mr. Rawl has been selected as Lawyer of the Year in the area of "Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants” by The Best Lawyers in America® (2021). Mr. Rawl is also Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated "AV Preeminent" and is rated as a Super Lawyer for "Class Action / Mass Torts" by Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Rawl is also listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation and Construction Law.