Mar 28, 2012
From Turner Padget’s Charleston office, shareholder John S. Wilkerson, III is recognized for his work in General Litigation. Nosizi Ralephata, who was recently named as a shareholder of the firm, is honored as a Rising Star for Business Litigation.
In the firm’s Columbia office, the following shareholders are recognized: Reginald W. Belcher for Employment and Labor; John E. Cuttino for Civil Litigation Defense; Lanneau Wm. Lambert, Jr. for Real Estate; Thomas C. Salane for Insurance Coverage; Franklin G. Shuler, Jr. for Employment and Labor; and of counsel Catherine H. Kennedy for Estate Planning and Probate. In addition, shareholders Nicholas William Gladd and Carmelo (“Sam”) D. Sammataro are included as Rising Stars for Personal Injury Defense: Products.
In Florence, J. René Josey and Arthur E. Justice, Jr., both shareholders, are recognized for Criminal Defense and Employment and Labor, respectively. Three Florence-based attorneys were named as Rising Stars: newly appointed shareholder Pierce C. Campbell for Business Litigation; associate J. Jakob Kennedy for Employment Litigation: Defense; and shareholder John M. Scott III for Estate Planning and Probate.
From Turner Padget’s Greenville office, shareholder William E. Shaughnessy, for Workers’ Compensation, is recognized among Super Lawyers.
The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991.