Tiffni Shealy is a native of Darlington and has practiced law since 1997 since graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She began her career with Turner Padget in the Florence office defending doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals. She also defended employers in Workers’ Compensation claims. Tiffni gained knowledge of complex professional negligence litigation and how to effectively and zealously defend her clients. In 2005 Tiffni became the Corporate Director of Risk Management for McLeod Health where she directed the risk management program for the entire hospital system including their affiliated physician practices, skilled nursing center and behavioral health facility. After seven years at McLeod she was recruited by Lexington Medical Center as Director of Risk Management and HIPAA Compliance Officer. Tiffni is certified by the American Medical Association as a professional in healthcare risk management (CPHRM) and currently serves as an officer in the South Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Hospital Risk Managers (ASHRM). After ten years in-house hospital experience, Tiffni returned to her roots at Turner Padget to work with the professional liability, workers’ compensation, and insurance litigation teams. She is excited to bring the vast knowledge and experience she has gained back to private practice.