Turner Padget Continues Statewide Expansion Effort With Two Attorneys

Posted On Nov 24, 2015

Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. announces the addition of two associates, Florence-based Elizabeth S. Kahn and Columbia-based Samuel Vernon Priddy IV. These attorneys support the firm’s commitment to building its five South Carolina offices, bringing the total number of new hires this year to 10 lawyers.  

“This year has been significant for our firm in terms of building up our ranks across all five offices,” said Sam Sammataro, shareholder-in-charge of recruiting at Turner Padget. “We continue our strategic commitment to expanding our depth in response to our clients’ needs. We continue to seek hard-working, collaborative lawyers with proven results who want to serve as clients’ trusted business partners in emerging areas of the law.” 

Kahn brings more than 12 years of experience to Turner Padget’s Professional Liability practice. She counsels clients in employment, general liability and professional liability / medical malpractice matters and correctional health care. She is a member of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association and the South Carolina Bar Association.  

She earned her undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston, and her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. 

Priddy began working for Turner Padget as a summer associate while attending law school. Upon graduation, he returned to the firm’s Columbia office and joins the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice. He is a member of the Richland County Bar Association, the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association and the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association. 

He earned his undergraduate degree from Clemson University, and his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. 

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