Turner Padget Honored By Leading Legal Directory Chambers USA

Posted On May 24, 2021

Turner Padget announces its recognition in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers Guide, for the 2021 edition, released last week. The firm was honored in the South Carolina Litigation: General Commercial category, and individual lawyers R. Wayne Byrd, Lanneau Wm. Lambert, Jr. and John S. Wilkerson were honored as leading practitioners. The complete 2021 guide can be accessed here.

“We are honored that Chambers continues to highlight the great work that our attorneys across multiple practices do on a daily basis for our esteemed clients,” said C. Pierce Campbell, chief executive officer of Turner Padget. “We are particularly thankful to our clients and colleagues at other firms in South Carolina who endorsed our results and excellence in service to the Chambers researchers preparing this section.”

The individual Turner Padget attorneys recognized by Chambers USA along with their practice and band ranking are:

  • R. Wayne Byrd, Litigation: General Commercial, Band 4
  • Lanneau Wm. Lambert, Jr., Real Estate, Band 2
  • John S. Wilkerson, Litigation: General Commercial, Band 2

Chambers’ editorial comments about Turner Padget indicate that Turner Padget has a “renowned South Carolina litigation group with five offices across the state” with a “formidable capability in insurance defense matters and also offers expertise in such areas as product liability, construction disputes and personal injury. The guide notes Turner Padget’s industry experience in retail, construction and financial services. A client interviewed noted that Wilkerson “has notable experience as both a trial lawyer and mediator” and that he is “an excellent insurance coverage lawyer, very knowledgeable.” Byrd is honored as for his 30 years of experience in handling complex civil litigation. Chambers said, “He advises companies of all sizes, as well as individual clients, on a range of commercial disputes.”

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