1704 Main Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Phone: 803.252.0500

Robert A. McKenzie


Direct Dial: (803)223-6153
FAX: (803)929-3530
E-Mail: mckenzie@mmrml.com
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Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation


  • University of South Carolina, B.S., 1963
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1966


  • American Bar Association (Litigation Section)
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice


  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Diplomate, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Master of the Bench, John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court, American Inns of Court
  • Former Chair, South Carolina Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization
  • Former Member, House of Delegates, South Carolina Bar
  • Fellow of the Foundation, South Carolina Bar Foundation
  • Listed, South Carolina Super Lawyers (Civil Litigation)
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Personal Injury Defense)
  • "2010 Platinum" Compleat Lawyer Award, University of South Carolina Law School Alumni Assn.
  • 2008 Trial Lawyer of the Year, South Carolina Chapter American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Former President, Richland County Bar Association
  • 2011Worthy Adversary Award, SC Association for Justice
  • 2014 Columbia Area Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Defense, Best Lawyers In America


  • South Carolina Bar
  • United States District Court for District of South Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Over four decades Bob McKenzie has handled a great variety of civil legal matters as counselor, trial attorney and appellate advocate. This body of work has been in both the state and federal systems of justice in jury and non-jury matters representing individuals, companies, and their insurers and indemnitors as plaintiffs and defendants. He has participated in organized bar activities in committee work and mentoring projects in support of the profession. He has been active as a CLE presenter and has lectured at the University of South Carolina School of Law. He has participated extensively in community activities.