Robert Adams

Senior Vice President , State Government Relations

Columbia, SC

+1 803 251 2306


Robert Adams is a senior vice president with McGuireWoods Consulting. He has an extensive background in South Carolina politics and government dating back to his days as a Republican campaign consultant. Robert started his career in politics as a disciple of the late Lee Atwater, working on President George H.W. Bush's successful 1988 campaign for president and later at the Republican National Committee.

Robert went on to run campaigns for U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond, South Carolina Governor David Beasley and South Carolina Lt. Governor Bob Peeler among others. He served in the administrations of Governor Beasley and Governor Mark Sanford, before beginning his governmental relations practice.

Robert has extensive lobbying experience in many areas including retail, education, financial services, insurance, public utilities, the automotive industry and procurement. He is married and has two sons.


Executive and Legislative Affairs

Robert Adams