Administrative & Regulatory



Governmental oversight and regulation of businesses in the Southeast creates complex challenges for our business clients. Turner Padget’s Administrative & Regulatory Practice has the broad base of legal experience to handle almost any matter before federal and state agencies. From licensing disputes to proceedings before administrative law judges, Turner Padget zealously advocates for business interests across the Southeast.

Routinely assisting clients with the legal issues that arise in business and land-use planning, we are also involved in business licensing and permitting matters, representing clients whose business or professional licenses are subjected to agency review, disciplinary action or revocation. We advise companies and trade organizations on the latest regulatory developments, partnering to craft compliance strategies.

The depth of our administrative and regulatory experience is clear in the diverse mix in our client base. We have advised employers in a wide range of sectors, including:

  • Accountants
  • Building inspectors
  • Constructors
  • Energy providers and utilities
  • Government agencies
  • Health care professionals
  • Insurance companies
  • Investment banking
  • Landowners
  • Real estate agents and brokers

Having garnered respect from courts and opposing counsel alike, we routinely advise and serve as counsel for numerous Fortune 500 global companies on regulatory and legislative matters across the Southeast and beyond.


  • Served, since 1975, as general counsel for the South Carolina Reinsurance Facility, the state’s automobile residual market mechanism. We provide legal representation for claims disputes and the defense of internal administrative appeals, as well as all rate and form filings, agency appointments or dismissals, and implementation of law changes.
  • Represented insurers in administrative matters before the South Carolina Department of Insurance, including administrative sanctions involving insurers and/or agents, unfair insurance trade practice claims, and claims involving the administration of rehabilitations and liquidations.
  • Served as South Carolina Legislative Counsel for the American Insurance Association, which is responsible for representing insurer interests in legislation.
  • Represented landowners on land use and environmental issues with local, state and federal agencies, including the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Advised an international investment banking firm and its clients on regulatory and adjudicative proceedings.

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