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Adrian D. Dukes

Columbia | 803.253.8918
Fax | 803.255.8017

Adrian Dukes is a litigator. He focuses on product liability, premises liability, and professional negligence defense. He has a decade of experience representing clients in a variety of complex legal disputes, including wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and other high-exposure claims. He frequently defends clients in the transportation industry, including trucking and logistics companies. 

Adrian has also helped clients resolve a range of business disputes, including involving alleged construction and design defects. He is experienced in federal and state courts, arbitration, and other methods of alternative dispute resolution. 

Prior to joining Parker Poe, Adrian worked for a large insurance defense firm. He gained substantial experience litigating product and premises liability, including on behalf of an international logistics company, a national retailer, and a regional trucking company.

Adrian received his law degree and bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in Commercial Litigation, 2021-2024; Product Liability Litigation: Defendants, 2021-2024


  • South Carolina Bar Association, 2013-present
  • South Carolina Black Lawyers Association, 2013-present
  • American Bar Association, 2013-present
  • Richland County Bar Association, 2018-present
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, 2021-2022
  • Kingstree Main Street Advisory Committee
  • Williamsburg County First Steps
  • Williamsburg County Chamber of Commerce
  • Williamsburg County Public School Foundation