Associate

Lisle primarily focuses his practice on appellate advocacy and civil litigation. He defends governmental entities and public officials, litigates constitutional issues, and advises and represents utilities in administrative and regulatory matters. Through his diverse practice, Lisle has gained a wealth of experience handling injunctions, extraordinary writs, class actions, complex appeals, and original jurisdiction cases.

In addition to practicing, Lisle enjoys teaching Election Law and serving on the Advisory Board of the Center on Professionalism at the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is also actively involved in the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, and the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association.

A Columbia native, Lisle graduated cum laude from Wofford College, receiving his bachelor’s degree in government with a concentration in political thought and a minor in economics. He then earned his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he tutored in legal writing and served as Editor in Chief of the South Carolina Law Review.

Prior to joining Robinson Gray, Lisle clerked for the Honorable H. Bruce Williams at the South Carolina Court of Appeals and the Honorable David C. Norton at the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.
  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. (2014)
    • Editor in Chief, Volume 65, South Carolina Law Review
    • Student Member, John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
    • Teaching Assistant, Legal Research, Analysis & Writing
  • Wofford College, B.A., cum laude (2011)
    • Honor Council
  • The Honorable H. Bruce Williams, South Carolina Court of Appeals (2014–2016)
  • The Honorable David C. Norton, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina (July–September 2016)
  • Federal Bar Association
    • Board Member, South Carolina Chapter
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Professor, Election Law (2020-present)
  • South Carolina Bar
    • Judicial Qualifications Committee (2016-present)
      • Co-Chair, Circuit Court Subcommittee (2017)
    • Publications & Marketing Committee, Young Lawyers Division (2016-present)
    • Professional Development Committee, Young Lawyers Division (2016-present)
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • Leadership Columbia, Class of 2020
  • Panelist, “Get Involved! Nonpartisan Volunteer Opportunities for Young Lawyers,” ABA Young Lawyers Division’s Seat at the Table Initiative Webinar (May 6, 2020)
  • Presenter, “Back to the Basics: A Practical Guide to Legal Citation in The Bluebook,” CLE at South Carolina Court of Appeals (October 23, 2019)
  • Back to the Drawing Board: Redistricting 2020, S.C. Lawyer, Sept. 2019, at 52.
  • Panelist, “Introduction to Federal Practice” seminar presented by the Federal Bar Association (June 2018)
  • Speaker, “How to Get Involved in Appellate Work,” ABA Roundtable event presented by the Young Advocates and Appellate Practice Committees of the ABA Section on Litigation (July 2017)
  • Tips From a Former Law Clerk: How to Write Persuasively Without Coming Unhinged, S.C. Young Lawyer, Dec. 2016, at 1.
  • Presenter, “‘You’re My Boy, Blue’: A Guide to Legal Citation in the Twentieth Edition of The Bluebook,” CLE at the South Carolina Court of Appeals (October 19, 2015)
  • Introduction, On Task?: Expanding the Boundaries of Legal Education, 65 S.C. L. REV. 519 (2014)
  • Note, The South Carolina Primary Debacle: The Impact of Anderson v. South Carolina State Election Commission and Vague State Election Laws on the 2012 Election, 64 S.C. L. REV. 931 (2013)
  • 20 Years Strong Service Project:  Helping students learn the importance of their vote
  • Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
  • South Carolina Moot Court Bar Volunteer Judge
    • J. Woodrow Lewis Moot Court Competition (2015, 2016)
    • Kate Bockman Memorial Moot Court Competition (2014, 2015)
  • University of South Carolina School of Law NMR&S Center on Professionalism
    • President, Young Alumni Council (2020-2021)
    • Member, Advisory Board (2019-present)
    • Co-Chair, 3L Mentoring Program (2016-present)
    • Mentor to 1L Students (2017-present)
  • G.O.L.D. Ambassador, Wofford College Alumni Association