About Turner Padget Graham and Laney PA
Turner Padget is a South Carolina law firm - not a national or regional law firm with a South Carolina office - and there is a difference. With deep local roots stretching back to 1929 and an understanding of the legal and business environment in the state, we are dedicated to serving the needs of businesses and individuals both inside and outside of South Carolina. With attorneys practicing in five locations throughout the state, Turner Padget’s attorneys have their fingers on the pulse of each region’s business climate, legal trends and local nuances.
Our attorneys serve the myriad needs of South Carolina’s business community, both as general counsel and as local counsel. Our widely recognized litigation team is well-known for its skill set, including its attorneys’ extensive first-chair experience. Not only are they prepared to represent our clients effectively in the courtroom, but they also have the depth of experience necessary to counsel clients regarding alternate strategies, such as managing risk to avoid the courtroom altogether.
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Area of practice
Turner Padget Graham and Laney PA practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Estate Planning and Probate
Torts and Insurance Litigation
Trucking and Transportation
Awards and recognitions
Sept. 2014: ALM names Turner Padget as a Go-to-Law Firm for the Fortune Top 500
May 2015: Turner Padget Earns National Recognition for Three Practices
May 2014: Chambers USA Releases Turner Padget 2014 Rankings
March 2013: Turner Padget Recognized As Leading Litigation Firms by Chambers USA 2013
July 2012: Turner Padget Attorneys Recognized by Chambers USA
Dec. 2014: 2015 Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Firm and Turner Padget Litigators
Nov. 2013: Benchmark Litigation 2014 Recognizes Firm and Litigators
Feb. 2013: Turner Padget Named by Benchmark
Oct, 2012: Benchmark 2013 Results Announced
Mar., 2012: Turner Padget Named South Carolina Law Firm of the Year
Nov. 2015: Turner Padget Earns National Recognition as Leading Law Firm in 37 Practice Areas
Nov. 2013: Turner Padget Receives Best Law Firms' First Tier Rankings Across All Offices
Aug. 2015: 20 Turner Padget Lawyers Named Among 2016 Best Lawyers in America
Aug. 2014: 21 Turner Padget Attorneys Included in 2015 Best Lawyers in America
Aug. 2013: 30 Turner Padget Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Seven Attorneys Named "Best Lawyers of the Year"
April 2015: 24 Turner Padget Attorneys Selected Among South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2015
April 2014: Sixteen Attorneys named Super Lawyers 2014
April 2013: Turner Padget Attorneys Named Among South Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Mar. 2012: Turner Padget Attorneys Named Among 2012 South Carolina Super Lawyers
Sept. 2015: Four Turner Padget Attorneys Selected Among Women Leaders in the Law for 2015
Aug. 2015: Lanny Lambert Elected as Leader of the National Conference of Bar Presidents
July 2015: Catherine Kennedy Honored with Robert P. Wilkins Probate and Estate Award
July 2015: Belcher Earns National Recognition as Top Employment Attorney
June 2014: Reggie Belcher Recognized by 2014 LawDragon
May 2014: Shuler Named Distinguished Lawyer of 2014
July 2013: Cathy Kennedy Receives Influential Women in Business Award
July 2012: Reggie Belcher Named One of Nation's Top Employment Attorneys
The professionals who walk our halls, the clients we serve and the organizations we support are evidence of Turner Padget's commitment to diversity, and our dedication to creating a diverse workforce has long been a foundation of our firm's success.
With regional, national and international clients, our professionals reflect those we serve. We hire and retain diverse individuals who bring varied talents, backgrounds and life experiences to both the courtroom and the boardroom. We promote diversity in numerous ways:
Summer associate program
Law clerks are valuable members of our team and work on cases in a variety of practice areas under the direction of a handling attorney. Turner Padget's summer program provides clerks the opportunity to showcase knowledge and abilities, and to work on interesting and challenging assignments in diverse practice areas. Our clerks receive timely and substantive feedback from shareholders and senior associates, and participate in and observe trials, arbitrations, depositions, negotiations, closings and client meetings, providing an accurate and realistic view of associate life at our firm.