Special Counsel

V.C. "Vic" Bailey, IV

“Vic” Bailey, IV focuses his practice on general civil litigation, including medical malpractice, health care law, personal injury, insurance litigation, business litigation, and governmental litigation.

Vic is a native of Spartanburg. He is a graduate of Furman University and a cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law. Prior to law school, he worked as a field representative on a United States presidential campaign and managed a successful South Carolina Senate campaign in the Lowcountry. 

While in law school, Vic was inducted into the Order of the Wig and Robe and served as a production editor on the American Bar Association Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable J. Mark Hayes, II of the South Carolina Circuit Court.

After completing his clerkship, Vic worked as an attorney focusing on medical malpractice cases at an established Spartanburg law firm before moving to a general practice law firm as a partner. In 2016, he returned to his family business, Vic Bailey Automotive, and served in management roles until the sale of the company in December 2023. He returned to the full-time practice of law to use the knowledge and experience acquired from his business and legal backgrounds to achieve the best possible results for his clients.

Vic is active in the local community. He is a graduate of the Spartanburg Regional Fellows Leadership Program. He served as Chairman of the Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg Board of Directors. He has also served on the boards of Mobile Meals, the Spartanburg Regional Foundation Cancer Division, the Spartanburg County Transportation Committee, Mary Black Memorial Hospital, Christmas in Action, the Spartanburg Day School Alumni Committee, the Rotary Club of Spartanburg, the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association, and the Piedmont Club. In 2018, he and his siblings were honored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals South Carolina, Piedmont Chapter with the Young Philanthropist of the Year Award.

Vic, his wife, Ruthie, and their two daughters, Chapman and Guy Stuart, reside in Spartanburg. They attend First Presbyterian Church, where Vic has served as a deacon and an elder.