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Lawyers Helping Entrepreneurs

Jul 28, 2017

Pierce Campbell was recently interviewed about our Palmetto Propeller project on Mike Switzer’s South Carolina Business Review radio show.  Palmetto Propeller is Turner Padget’s commitment to investing in South Carolina’s startup and small businesses.  We have pledged $1 million over 5 years in free legal services to get these businesses off the ground.  Learn more at www.palmettopropeller.com 
 
The SC Business Review focuses on news from South Carolina's business community with interviews of many small business owners and business leaders from around the state.  South Carolina's nonprofits, including its colleges and universities are also regularly featured on the program, as well as many of the state's small business support organizations.
 
The interview aired Friday morning, July 28th at 7:50 am on all eight South Carolina Public Radio stations. Check it out here.
 

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Turner Padget Earns National Recognition in Chambers USA

May 26, 2017

Turner Padget Graham & Laney P.A. is pleased to announce the firm's national recognition in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded legal directory, featuring client-led intelligence on America’s leading lawyers for business. Turner Padget was honored among South Carolina law firms in two practice areas: Labor & Employment and Litigation – General Commercial.

In addition, seven of the firm’s shareholders are ranked as leading practitioners in their respective fields. The complete Chambers USA guide is available today at http://www.chambersandpartners.com/USA

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Turner Padget Launches “Palmetto Propeller,” Invests $1 Million in S.C. Businesses

Apr 27, 2017

Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. is pleased to announce the Palmetto Propeller initiative designed to help South Carolina start-up and small businesses achieve success by providing needed legal services at no cost. For nearly 90 years, Turner Padget has been serving small businesses in South Carolina, and has been a small business itself. Their lawyers know South Carolina business, and, as a full service law firm, they know how to meet small business needs with practical, straightforward advice and strategies to propel businesses forward.

“At Turner Padget, we are strong supporters of the small business community,” said R. Wayne Byrd, chief executive officer of Turner Padget. “The Palmetto Propeller project is our way of helping start-ups and small businesses and thanking them for all they do for our state, our firm, and our communities. Turner Padget has committed $1,000,000 in free legal services over five years for this project to help companies capitalize on their entrepreneurial spirit and expand.”

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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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Turner Padget Names Pierce Campbell As Chief Marketing Officer

Dec 14, 2016

Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. is pleased to announce that Florence-based shareholder C. Pierce Campbell has been appointed as the firm's first chief marketing officer. In this role, Campbell will provide strategic leadership in guiding client service and business development initiatives. Campbell recently completed his term as leader of Turner Padget's Business Litigation Practice Group. He will also continue his regular legal practice, serving key clients with commercial counseling and litigation needs throughout South Carolina. 

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“Pierce Campbell Recognized as Leader in Business Litigation,” Florence Morning News

Jul 27, 2016

In an article published on July 27, 2016 by the Florence Morning News, Pierce Campbell was recognized for his inclusion in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded legal directory, featuring client-led intelligence on America’s leading lawyers for business. Campbell made his debut on the 2016 list as a leader in commercial litigation and “is known by sources for being responsive, detail-oriented and efficient.” 

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“Succession Planning: A Joint Primer for the GC and Outside Lawyer,” ACC Docket

Jul 26, 2016

In an article published in the July / August issue of the ACC Docket, Pierce Campbell and Turner Padget client Nicole Comer, senior vice president and corporate counsel at South State Bank (Columbia S.C.), discuss how law firms and their corporate clients can support each other in their succession planning. Campbell and Comer detail a formal structure that can be implemented in order to guide the process. They emphasize, “The lack of attention to succession planning can hurt the bottom line and impair the efficiency of both law departments and law firms.” The article outlines the framework for the legal department succession planning process and highlights the important questions that need to be answered when constructing plans for the future a company. Campbell and Comer conclude by again stressing the prominence of a fully constructed plan and state that, “A plan is not an idea or a sense of direction; it is a document that outlines the challenge in terms specific to the company and how it will be addressed.” Check out the full article here

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“Pierce Campbell Recognized as Leader in Business Litigation,” Florence News Journal

Jul 20, 2016

In an article published on July 19, 2016 by the Florence News Journal, Turner Padget was recognized for its inclusion in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded legal directory, featuring client-led intelligence on America’s leading lawyers for business. Seven of the firm’s shareholders were recognized, including Florence-based shareholder Pierce Campbell, who made his debut on the 2016 list as a leader in commercial litigation. “We are honored to earn this distinction from Chambers, as it underscores our commitment to client service and embodies our firm mission to be leaders in the areas in which we practice,” said R. Wayne Byrd, chief executive officer of Turner Padget. For the full article, you may click here.

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“Turner Padget Earns National Recognition for Employment, Litigation Practices”

Jul 18, 2016

In an article published on July 18, 2016 by Horry County Business Journal, Turner Padget was recognized for its inclusion in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded legal directory, featuring client-led intelligence on America’s leading lawyers for business. In addition to the firm’s recognition in the areas of employment and litigation, Florence-based shareholder Pierce Campbell made his debut on the 2016 list as a leader in commercial litigation and, according to the guide, “is known by sources for being responsive, detail-oriented and efficient.” For the full article, you may click here.

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Turner Padget Earns National Recognition for Employment and Litigation Practices

May 31, 2016

Turner Padget Graham & Laney P.A. is pleased to announce the firm's national recognition in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded legal directory, featuring client-led intelligence on America’s leading lawyers for business. Turner Padget was honored among South Carolina law firms in two practice areas: Labor & Employment and Litigation – General Commercial. In the latter category, the firm rose one band over its 2015 ranking, reflecting Turner Padget's increased depth in complex and diverse litigation matters. 

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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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“Local Attorneys Named to Firm Management,” Florence News Journal

Feb 11, 2016

In an article published by the Florence News Journal on Feb. 3, 2016, J. René Josey, C. Pierce Campbell and Arthur E. Justice Jr. were mentioned for being appointed to leadership positions in the firm. “By empowering these leaders to make day-to-day decisions for their offices and practices, our Executive Committee is able to focus on implementing our strategic plan, recruit lateral talent across South Carolina and focus on larger initiatives that will benefit the future of our firm,” said R. Wayne Byrd. Josey has been appointed as office managing shareholder for the firm’s Florence office, Campbell has been appointed as practice group leader of the Business Litigation practice and Justice has been appointed as practice group leader of the Professional Liability/Employment practice. For the full article, you may click here.

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“Lawyers on the Move,” South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Jan 26, 2016

In an article published by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly on Jan. 20, 2016, Turner Padget announces leadership appointments for 2016. Managing partners in the firm’s statewide offices are R. Hawthorne Barrett, Columbia; Eric K. Englebardt, Greenville; J. René Josey, Florence; Jimmy C. Powell Jr., Myrtle Beach; and Shawn R. Willis, Charleston. New practice group leaders are C. Pierce Campbell, business litigation; Michael E. Chase, workers’ compensation; Nicholas William Gladd, product liability; Arthur E. Justice Jr., professional liability/employment; Michael G. Roberts, business transactions; and John S. Wilkerson, insurance litigation. For the full article, you may click here.

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“Turner Padget Appoints Office Managing Shareholders and Practice Group Leaders Across the Firm”

Jan 21, 2016

In an article published by Midlandsbiz, Lowcountrybizsc and Upstatebizsc on Jan. 20, 2016, Turner Padget announces firmwide leadership appointments for 2016. The firm’s Executive Committee has named office managing shareholders and practice group leaders as part of its efforts to align operations with the firm’s strategic plan. “By empowering these leaders to make day-to-day decisions for their offices and practices, our Executive Committee is able to focus on implementing our strategic plan, recruit lateral talent across South Carolina and focus on larger initiatives that will benefit the future of our firm,” said R. Wayne Byrd. “We are grateful to these attorneys for their continuous commitment to the firm. All of them balance their client work with leadership in our profession and in our local communities, and now they add these great responsibilities. We are humbled by their dedication.” For the list of shareholders appointed to leadership roles, and to view the full article, you may click here.

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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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Pierce Campbell Quoted in ABA Litigation News Article

Dec 23, 2014

C. Pierce Campbell, a shareholder in our Florence office, was quoted on Dec. 1, 2014 in ABA Litigation News. In the article entitled, “Court Compels Production of Privileged Documents to Shareholders,” Campbell discusses how the attorney-client privilege and work-product protection may not shield corporate documents from shareholder inspection, according to Walmart Store, Inc. v. Indiana Electrical Workers Pension Fund IBEW.

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Campbell Quoted in 2014 ABA Litigation News’ Summer Issue

Sep 12, 2014
C. Pierce Campbell, a shareholder in our Florence office, was quoted in the ABA Litigation News’ Summer 2014 issue. In the cover article entitled, “Think You’ve Pled a Fraud Claim? Think Again,” Campbell discusses the significant decision in cases like Lakeshore Engineering v. Richmond Utilities Board, where the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky agreed to modify a prior order denying a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim. The court admitted to using the notice pleading standard of Rule 8 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, rather than Rule 9(b)’s heightened pleading standard regarding negligent misrepresentation. More  

Campbell Quoted in ABA Litigation News

May 22, 2014
C. Pierce Campbell, shareholder in our Florence office, was recently interviewed for an article in the May 2014 ABA Litigation News entitled, “Discovery Abuse Warrants Informing Jury of Misconduct.” In First Mariner Bank v. The Resolution Law Group, a Maryland federal court found that a defendant law firm’s repeated discovery abuses warranted an order of monetary sanctions. The decision may signal that courts are more willing to employ sanctions for such abuses, including disclosing misconduct to jurors. More