Five Barnwell Whaley attorneys selected for 2018 The Best Lawyers in America list; M. Dawes Cooke, Jr. recognized as Charleston, SC 2018 Mediation “Lawyer of the Year”
Barnwell Whaley attorneys M. Dawes Cooke, Jr., B.C. Killough, Randell C. Stoney, Jr., Chris Hinnant and Ernest B. Lipscomb, III have been named to the 2018 “The Best Lawyers in America” list, and M. Dawes Cooke, Jr. has been selected as the 2018 Charleston, South Carolina Mediation “Lawyer of the Year”.
The 2018 Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” award is the seventh “Lawyer of the Year” designation for Cooke, who in previous years had been selected as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Charleston, South Carolina in the areas of arbitration, personal injury litigations: defendants and as the top “bet-the-company litigator” as reviewed by his peers and Best Lawyers methodology. Cooke is recognized this year for his work in those areas as well as commercial litigation and personal injury litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants.
Chris Hinnant, member attorney in the firm’s Wilmington, North Carolina office, is also recognized for his work in personal injury litigation: defendants. Hinnant is licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and South Carolina.
Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
Established in Charleston in 1938, Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC, represents and counsels businesses and professionals in both North and South Carolina, throughout the United States in Federal Court, and beyond. Widely respected for their work in complex litigation matters, the firm’s 19 members and associates focus on the areas of complex civil litigation defense, patents, trademarks and intellectual property, professional malpractice defense, construction law, business law, business immigration, immigration litigation and products liability defense.