Rocky Hughey focuses his practice in the area of workers’ compensation defense.  He frequently appears before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission, representing the interests of employers, insurance carriers and self-insured clients throughout the state. He regularly lectures before various organizations on issues related to workers’ compensation law. Rocky has also been recognized by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a certified mediator and maintains a statewide mediation practice.

Outside of work, Rocky enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife and three children. He and his family enjoy spending time at the beach and traveling together. Rocky also enjoys watching the South Carolina Gamecocks and is active in the local community.

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation


  • University of South Carolina School of Law (JD)
  • University of South Carolina (BA, cum laude)

Professional Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association
  • South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association

Bar Admissions

  • 2003 South Carolina
  • 2003 US District Court, District of South Carolina


  • Supreme Court of South Carolina Certified Mediator

Community Involvement

  • Brennan Elementary Student Mentor
  • Youth Basketball Coach
  • Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (Vestry Member)