Todd’s practice is primarily focused on personal injury.  After serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Steven H. John, Todd began practicing law as insurance appointed defense counsel in personal injury cases.  Later, Todd continued his work in personal injury cases while working at a plaintiff’s law firm.  Todd has now come back to practicing law on the defense side at Clawson & Staubes.

Todd attended Clemson University for his undergraduate degree majoring in business management.  He later attended the University of South Carolina where he earned a master’s degree in sports and entertainment management.  Todd then attended the University of South Carolina School of Law where he earned his juris doctor.

Todd is a past president of the Myrtle Beach Sunrise Rotary Club, of which he has been a member since 2014.  He is active with the Horry County Bar Association including serving as the president (2023), vice president (2022), treasurer (2021), and secretary (2020).  When he is not working, Todd enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, and rooting on his favorite sports teams

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2013
  • Licensed to practice in U.S. Federal Court, 2014
  • Licensed to practice in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2014


  • Juris Doctor - University of South Carolina School of Law (2013)
  • Master’s Degree in Sport & Entertainment Management – University of South Carolina (2008)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management – Clemson University (2004)

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s List
  • Production Editor of the ABA Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Journal

Professional Memberships

  • Horry County Bar Association (member)
  • Horry County Bar Association (President – current)
  • Horry County Bar Association (Vice President – 2022)
  • Horry County Bar Association (Treasurer – 2021)
  • Horry County Bar Association (Secretary – 2020)
  • Former Councilmember of the Torts and Insurance Practice Section of the South Carolina Bar Association
  • Member of the 15th Judicial Circuit Fee Dispute Resolution Board

Published Articles, CLEs, and Seminars