Turner Padget Honored By Leading Legal Directory Chambers USA

Posted On June 3, 2022

Turner Padget announces its recognition in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers Guide, for the 2022 edition, released this week. The firm was honored in the South Carolina Litigation: General Commercial category, and individual lawyers Lanneau Wm. Lambert, Jr. and John S. Wilkerson were honored as leading practitioners. Turner Padget has been recognized by Chambers for more than eight years. The complete 2022 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 over the past several years," said C. Pierce Campbell, chief executive officer of Turner Padget. "We are thankful to our clients and colleagues at other firms in South Carolina who endorsed our results 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:

  • 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 "No matter how complex or sophisticated the issue, the firm has always had an experienced professional who can handle it."

A client interviewed noted that Wilkerson "has notable experience as both a trial lawyer and mediator" and that he regularly handles commercial litigation and insurance coverage disputes, as well as defending clients against claims for professional malpractice. "John is one of the best insurance coverage lawyers in South Carolina." Chambers said in an editorial comment. Lambert has a broad transactional practice that focuses particularly on commercial real estate matters. He advises clients on development projects, including zoning matters, as well as on financing transactions. Feedback received from clients included, "Lanny is a very thorough and conscientious attorney."

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