22 Turner Padget Attorneys Named Among Charleston, Columbia and Greenville's Legal Elite

Posted On August 1, 2023

Turner Padget is pleased to announce that 22 of its attorneys have been included among Charleston Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Greenville Business Magazine’s 2023 list of Legal Elite. This prestigious recognition honors attorneys in the Lowcountry, Midlands and the Upstate for their professional acumen and stature in the legal community. The winners are drawn from a pool of peer-nominated candidates and are regarded as the best and most well-respected attorneys in their fields. The complete list of honorees is available in the August issue of Charleston Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Greenville Business Magazine.

The Turner Padget attorneys named among the 2023 Legal Elite and the areas in which they are recognized are:


  • David Cobb – Construction and Insurance
  • Nickisha Woodward – Insurance


  • Madison Barnhill – Estate & Trust – Planning
  • Thorne Barrett – Appellate
  • Reggie Belcher – Employee Benefits
  • Ben Calhoun – Worker's Compensation – Defendant
  • Gerald Chambers – Medical Malpractice – Defendant
  • Mark Goddard – Business Litigation
  • David Johnson – Tax and Estate Planning
  • Lanny Lambert – Commercial Real Estate
  • Ian McVey – Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights
  • Thom Salane – Insurance
  • Frank Shuler – Employee Benefits
  • Hannah Stetson – Employment – Defendant
  • Kelli Sullivan – Healthcare


  • Ken Carter – Product Liability – Defendant
  • Jessica Ferguson – Tax and Estate Planning 
  • David Moore – Insurance
  • Chris Scalzo – Criminal – DUI, Criminal – General and Criminal – White Collar