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Charleston Attorneys for businesses and professionals since 1938.
At Barnwell Whaley our attorneys are more than just lawyers. They're accountants, chemists, engineers, nurses and MBAs, so they know their way around a board room, a hospital room or a laboratory every bit as well as they do around a court room.
Types of law practiced
Barnwell Whaley attorneys practice law in South Carolina and elsewhere in 20 practice areas, from admiralty and aviation to workers compensation.
Representative clients
Barnwell Whaley clients include Sawgrass Technologies, Maybank Industries Group, The Medical University of South Carolina, the S.C. Ports Authority, Traveler’s Insurance, CNA Insurance, The Citadel (including its defense in the landmark case attempting to admit women to the institution in 1995), and Lloyds of London, among others.
Meet our attorneys. 
At Barnwell Whaley our attorneys are more than just lawyers. They're accountants, chemists, engineers, nurses and MBAs, so they know their way around a board room, a hospital room or a laboratory every bit as well as they do around a court room.
Types of law practiced
Barnwell Whaley attorneys practice law in South Carolina and elsewhere in 20 practice areas, from admiralty and aviation to workers compensation.
Representative clients
Barnwell Whaley clients include Sawgrass Technologies, Maybank Industries Group, The Medical University of South Carolina, the S.C. Ports Authority, Traveler’s Insurance, CNA Insurance, The Citadel (including its defense in the landmark case attempting to admit women to the institution in 1995), and Lloyds of London, among others.
Meet our attorneys. 
At Barnwell Whaley our attorneys are more than just lawyers. They're accountants, chemists, engineers, nurses and MBAs, so they know their way around a board room, a hospital room or a laboratory every bit as well as they do around a court room.
At Barnwell Whaley, our attorneys are more than just lawyers.

Barnwell Whaley attorneys are also accountants, chemists, engineers, nurse attorneys and MBAs, who know their way around a hospital room, board room or a laboratory every bit as well as they do around a court room.

Types of law practiced

Barnwell Whaley attorneys practice law in South Carolina and elsewhere in numerous practice areas, from admiralty and aviation to workers compensation.

At Barnwell Whaley our attorneys are more than just lawyers. They're accountants, chemists, engineers, nurses and MBAs, so they know their way around a board room, a hospital room or a laboratory every bit as well as they do around a court room.

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Recent News
B.C. Killough, Charleston Best Lawyer, Lawyer of the Year
Barnwell Whaley Managing Member Attorney B.C. Killough named “Lawyer of the Year” Four Barnwell Whaley Attorneys named to 2015 Best Lawyers of America list  [ Charleston 2015 Best Lawyers ]
Jeff Bogdan, South Carolina Insurance Attorney
Jeff Bogdan recently completed the prestigious International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy at Stanford Law School in Palo Alto, California.
M. Dawes Cooke, Jr. Super Lawyers 2014 number one lawyer in South Carolina
Super Lawyers Magazine named Barnwell Whaley attorney M. Dawes Cooke, Jr. the number one attorney in the state of South Carolina in their 2014 edition.
Barnwell Whaley named Best Law Firm by U.S. News and World Reports and Best Lawyers.

Barnwell Whaley registered patent attorneys Bill Killough and Ernest “Lip” Lipscomb add an additional title to their resumes, that of Adjunct Professor, as the two team up to teach patent law at the University of South Carolina School of Law this fall.

All lawsuits filed in Charleston County on or after June 1, 2013 are subject to mandatory Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures.