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20 Turner Padget Lawyers Named Among Best Lawyers in America

Aug 17, 2015

Columbia, S.C., Aug. 17, 2015 – Turner Padget Graham & Laney P.A. announces that 20 of its attorneys have been included among Best Lawyers in America for 2016. In addition, four attorneys earned the additional distinction as Lawyers of the Year by the publication. As one of the oldest and most distinguished legal directories, Best Lawyers conducts peer-review surveys to compile its annual list of top attorneys across several practice areas. Moreover, only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the Lawyer of the Year, making this award particularly significant. The 2016 edition of the publication is available at www.bestlawyers.com

The Turner Padget attorneys named as Lawyers of the Year for the 2016 list are:

Columbia

Catherine H. Kennedy – Litigation: Trust and Estates

Frank G. Shuler, Jr. – Litigation: ERISA

W. Duvall Spruill – Litigation: Real Estate 

Greenville

Eric K. Englebardt – Arbitration 

The Turner Padget attorneys named among Best Lawyers in America for 2016 are:

Charleston

Michael G. Roberts – Health Care Law

John S. Wilkerson – Professional Malpractice Law: Defendants

Columbia

J. Kenneth Carter, Jr. – Products Liability Litigation: Defendants

Michael E. Chase – Workers’ Compensation Law: Employers

Cynthia C. Dooley – Workers’ Compensation Law: Employers

Charles E. Hill – Legal Malpractice Law: Defendants

Catherine H. Kennedy – Litigation: Trust and Estates; Trust and Estates

Lanneau Wm. Lambert, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law

Edward W. Laney IV – Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants

Steven W. Ouzts – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions: Defendants

Thomas C. Salane – Insurance Law

Frank G. Shuler, Jr. – Litigation: ERISA

W. Duvall Spruill – Litigation: Real Estate

Florence

J. René Josey – Appellate Practice

Arthur E. Justice, Jr. – Employment Law: Management

Julie Jeffords Moose – Commercial Litigation

John M. Scott III – Tax Law

Greenville

Eric K. Englebardt – Arbitration 

Myrtle Beach

R. Wayne Byrd – Commercial Litigation

William E. Lawson – Litigation: Construction

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers in America has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because its research is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in the guide is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers in America “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” 

Turner Padget recently celebrated its 85th anniversary as one of South Carolina’s leading law firms, providing straightforward, practical advice to meet clients’ legal needs. With offices strategically located in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville and Myrtle Beach, the firm’s attorneys have a deep understanding of South Carolina’s laws and what it takes to do business in the Palmetto State. For more information, please visit Turner Padget online at www.turnerpadget.com.   

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