Evelyn Norton joined Turner Padget’s Workers’ Compensation Team after gaining ample experience practicing Workers’ Compensation defense in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. Evelyn’s exceptional organization and care in navigating the subtle nuances of each case provides clients with thorough and effective representation in various workers’ compensation matters.
Prior to private practice, Evelyn served as judicial intern to the Honorable Thomas C. Wheeler at the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in journalism, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University and her J.D., cum laude, from Wake Forest University School of Law. During law school, Evelyn gained notable experience serving as both a Research Fellow and Research Assistant. She also served as a Notes & Comments Editor for the Wake Forest Law Review, a staff author for the Wake Forest Law Review Fourth Circuit Blog, and a member of the Moot Court Board. Evelyn earned numerous academic awards, including CALI Awards for the highest grades in Evidence, Professional Responsibility, Sales and Secured Transactions, and Funeral and Cemetery Law. Evelyn also received an award for the Best Brief, Runner Up, in the Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition as well as the Law Dean’s Scholarship, the John William Griggs Scholarship, and the Smith/Shaver Scholarship.
Outside of her practice, Evelyn enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.