William R. StroudWilliam R. Stroud

Charleston, South Carolina

Mr. Stroud primarily focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, commercial leasing, and commercial real estate development. William advises developers, buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, lenders, and investors with regard to acquisitions, financing, leasing, and title insurance matters, and related business transactions.

William also manages the residential real estate practice in the firm's Charleston office. He is able to navigate through deals of various types, from closings on first homes to refinances to large, complicated property sales and purchases.

He is capable of handling all aspects of real estate and business transactions, representing clients in their capacities as lenders, purchasers, sellers, developers, landlords and tenants. His familiarity with the aspects of a complex real estate transaction allows him to focus on the details necessary to complete the transaction efficiently and confidently.

Originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, William graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in political science and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond School of Law in 2017. William lives in downtown Charleston with his partner. When not practicing law, he enjoys traveling and spending time with family, friends, and his dog.


  • Recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for his work in Real Estate Law and Land Use/Zoning Law, 2021

Practice Focus:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Development and Leasing
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Corporate

Bar Admissions:

  • South Carolina, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Charleston Bar Association
  • Charleston Lawyers Club
  • Rotary Club of Charleston – Downtown Breakfast


  • University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, 2017
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: CALI (American Jurisprudence) Award: Wills and Trust Drafting
    • Honors: Public Interest Law Association Pro Bono Award
    • Honors: Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service Certificate
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, 2013
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
    • Vesalius College, Brussels, Belgium, Spring 2012

Serving the people and businesses of South Carolina for over fifty years.