R. Wilder Harte
  • Office: 1900 Barnwell Street 
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 7788 
  • Columbia, SC 29202
  • R. Wilder Harte

  • Associate
  • Columbia Office
Practice Areas
  • General Litigation
  • Wake Forest University (B.A., Political Science, 2010)
  • University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2013)
Bar Admissions
  • 2013, South Carolina
  • 2017, U.S. District Court, District of SC

R. Wilder Harte joined Richardson Plowden as an associate in the Columbia office in 2017. He is a member of the Richardson Plowden General Litigation Team. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2013.

Prior to joining Richardson Plowden, Harte served as Assistant Solicitor for the South Carolina Second Circuit Court Solicitor’s Office in Aiken, South Carolina. In 2015, he received the J. Strom Thurmond Award for Solicitor of the Year in the Second Circuit. From 2013-2014, Harte served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Perry M. Buckner. He has also clerked for another law firm in Columbia, and has worked as an intern for the Federal Public Defender’s Office, District of South Carolina.

Other Professional
  • Member, South Carolina Bar
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Member, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
Awards, Honors, Accolades
  • Robert T. Bockman Award, 2013, USC School of Law
  • First Place Team, 2011, USC School of Law Mock Trial Competition