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17 Turner Padget Attorneys Included Among South Carolina Super Lawyers For 2018

Apr 30, 2018

Turner Padget is pleased to announce that 17 of its attorneys have been recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2018. Ten attorneys from across the firm are included among the annual list of leading lawyers, and an additional seven attorneys have been named as Rising Stars by the publication. Super Lawyers creates a diverse listing of outstanding attorneys who are honored for their professional achievements. Only five percent of lawyers in South Carolina are named as Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent are selected as Rising Stars. The complete list is available today at www.superlawyers.com.

The Turner Padget attorneys named among South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2018 are:

Charleston

Richard S. Dukes - Personal Injury - Products: Defense

John S. Wilkerson - Insurance Coverage

Columbia

Reginald W. Belcher - Employment and Labor

J. Kenneth Carter, Jr. - Personal Injury - Products: Defense

Catherine H. Kennedy - Estates and Probate

Lanneau Wm. Lambert, Jr. - Real Estate

Thomas C. Salane - Insurance Coverage

Franklin G. Shuler, Jr. - Employment and Labor

Florence

J. René Josey - Business Litigation

Myrtle Beach

R. Wayne Byrd - Business/Corp

The Turner Padget attorneys named as Rising Stars are:

Charleston

Elizabeth A. Blackwell - Creditor Debtor Rights

Brian J. Kern - Civil Litigation: Defense

Kristen N. Nichols - Creditor Debtor Rights

Nickisha M. Woodward - Personal Injury - General: Defense

Columbia

Bettis C. Rainsford, Jr. - Personal Injury - Products: Defense

Florence

C. Pierce Campbell - Business Litigation

Myrtle Beach

Audra M. Byrd - Civil Litigation: Defense

Every year, Super Lawyers selects attorneys from all firm sizes and over 70 practice areas throughout the U.S. Each candidate undergoes a multiphase selection process where they are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

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17 Turner Padget Attorneys Included Among South Carolina Super Lawyers For 2017

Apr 26, 2017

Turner Padget is pleased to announce that 17 of its attorneys have been recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2017. Ten attorneys from across the firm are included among the annual list of leading lawyers, and an additional seven attorneys have been named as Rising Stars by the publication. Super Lawyers creates a diverse listing of outstanding attorneys who are honored for their professional achievements. Only five percent of lawyers in South Carolina are named as Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent are selected as Rising Stars. The complete list is available today at www.superlawyers.com

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“Law360 Names Attorneys Who Moved Up the Firm Ranks in Q1,” Law360

Apr 27, 2016

In an article published on April 22, 2016 by Law360, several of the firm’s attorneys are mentioned for their appointments to leadership roles across the firm in the first quarter. Hawthorne “Thorne” Barrett is mentioned for his appointment as Columbia office managing shareholder; Eric K. Englebardt for his appointment as Greenville office managing shareholder; Rene Josey for his appointment as Florence office managing shareholder; and Jimmy C. (Jim) Powell, Jr. for his appointment as Myrtle Beach office managing shareholder. C. Pierce Campbell is mentioned for his leadership of the Business Litigation practice group; Michael C. Chase for his leadership of the Workers’ Compensation practice group; Nicholas William Gladd for his leadership of the Product Liability practice group; Arthur E. Justice, Jr. for his leadership of the Professional Liability/Employment practice group; Michael G. Roberts for his leadership of the Business Transactions practice group; and John S. Wilkerson for his leadership of the Insurance Litigation practice group. Audra M. Byrd is mentioned for her elevation as a shareholder of the firm earlier this year. Law360 subscribers may view the full article here.

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19 Turner Padget Attorneys Included Among South Carolina Super Lawyers For 2016

Apr 25, 2016

Turner Padget is pleased to announce that 19 of its attorneys have been recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2016. Ten attorneys from across the firm are included among the annual list of leading lawyers, and an additional nine attorneys have been named as Rising Stars by the publication. Super Lawyers creates a diverse listing of outstanding attorneys who are honored for their professional achievements. Only five percent of lawyers in South Carolina are named as Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent are selected as Rising Stars. The complete list is available today at www.superlawyers.com

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“Lawyers on the Move,” South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Jan 19, 2016

In an article published on Jan. 13, 2016, Audra Byrd’s election to shareholder is mentioned. Byrd is an attorney in the Myrtle Beach office, and her practice focuses on business and commercial litigation. The firm also announced the expansion of its Insurance Litigation practice with the addition of three attorneys: Greenville-based David L. Moore, of counsel, and Charleston-based associates Brian J. Kern and William J. Horvath. You may access the full article here.

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“Turner Padget Elects Audra Byrd as Shareholder,” LowcountrybizSC

Jan 12, 2016

In an article published by LowcountrybizSC on January 11, 2016, Turner Padget announces that Audra Byrd has been elected as shareholder of the firm, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Based in the Myrtle Beach office, Byrd is a member of the firm’s Business and Commercial Litigation practice. “Audra’s exemplary commitment to her clients, our firm and the legal profession make her an accomplished addition to our shareholder ranks,” said R. Wayne Byrd. “After joining our firm more than eight years ago, Audra quickly found her place in our litigation practice as a valued resource for clients involved in complex matters. Her leadership is further demonstrated by her ongoing support to help us develop our associates. We are pleased to announce this well-deserved elevation to shareholder.” For the full article, you may click here.

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“Business Pulse for the Myrtle Beach Area,” Myrtle Beach Sun-News

Jan 11, 2016

On Jan. 9, 2016, the Myrtle Beach Sun-News announced that Audra Byrd was elected shareholder with Turner Padget Graham & Laney. Byrd is based in Myrtle Beach, and is a member of the firm’s Business and Commercial Litigation practice. She counsels clients involved in business disputes and probate litigation, and represents insurance companies, large corporations and small businesses and individuals. For the full article, you may click here.

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“Briefs: Turner Padget Graham & Laney Elects Shareholder,” Greenville Online

Jan 08, 2016

On Jan. 6, 2016, Greenville Online announced that Audra Byrd was elected shareholder with Turner Padget Graham & Laney. Byrd is a member of the firm’s Business and Commercial Litigation practice, and has been named among the South Carolina Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars for the past three years. She is based in the firm’s Myrtle Beach office, and earned her law degree from the University of South Carolina. For the full article, you may click here.

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Turner Padget Elects Audra Byrd as Shareholder

Jan 04, 2016

Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces that Audra Byrd has been elected as a shareholder of the firm, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Based in the Myrtle Beach office, Byrd is a member of Turner Padget’s Business and Commercial Litigation Practice. 

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10 Associates on the Secret to Success, Law360

Dec 28, 2015

In an article published by Law360 on December 23, 2015, Audra Byrd offered the following advice on what it takes to be a successful associate in a law firm:

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25 Turner Padget Attorneys Selected Among South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2015

May 01, 2015

Turner Padget is pleased to announce that 15 of its attorneys have been included among South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2015, and an additional 10 attorneys have been recognized as Rising Stars by the publication. Only five percent of lawyers in the state are named as Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent are honored as Rising Stars, which include attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

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