Tony D’Elia counsels clients in product liability cases involving vehicle accidents and product design. He has experience with researching, editing and evaluating legal analyses, reviewing trial records, preparing pre-argument memoranda and drafting published and unpublished opinions for the court.
Prior to joining Bowman and Brooke, Tony served as a law clerk to Chief Judge James E. Lockemy of the South Carolina Court of Appeals and as a staff attorney for the court. His work included multiple tort cases, including cases involving joint liability, premises liability and product liability. He also screened appellate cases for oral argument based on legal merit.
As an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, Tony teaches a course on technology and the practice of law. He planned, developed and managed a symposium on artificial intelligence featuring experts from across the county, and he has spoken on automated driving and other technologies.
Tony served in the United States Army from 2011 to 2015, as a platoon leader in Afghanistan and, later, as company executive officer and battalion operations officer at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
In his free time, Tony enjoys acting in community theater productions, making fresh pasta and watching soccer – especially the Premier League.