Four Turner Padget Attorneys Selected Among Women Leaders in the Law for 2015

Posted On Sep 24, 2015

Turner Padget Graham & Laney P.A. announces that four of its attorneys have been recognized by American Lawyer Media (ALM) and Fortune Magazine among the Legal Leaders’ Women Leaders in the Law for 2015. The attorneys recognized include Cynthia C. Dooley, Julie Jeffords Moose, Nosizi Ralephata and Catherine H. Kennedy. The complete list of 2015 winners is available today at, and will be featured in Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business issue. 

“These women are among the many exceptional female leaders within our firm, and we applaud their recognition among an elite list of national honorees,” said R. Wayne Byrd, chief executive officer of Turner Padget. “Creating a workplace where all attorneys – regardless of gender – can cultivate their legal skills, serve their communities and profession, and maintain the appropriate work-life balance outside the office is a key value of our firm. We are thankful to ALM and Fortune for the recognition of our progress over the years.”   

Legal Leaders list of Women Leaders in the Law showcases the top women lawyers in the country, as identified by Martindale-Hubbell, the authoritative source for attorney rankings since 1868. As more women rise to high-profile positions within large firms, in government, and as in-house counsel, Legal Leaders is proud to recognize the contributions of these outstanding attorneys.  

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