Barnwell Whaley’s B.C. Killough named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
Attorney Bill Killough, of Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA.) Mr. Killough law practice focuses in the areas of patents, trademarks, trade regulation and commercial matters. He was named Charleston area Corporate Lawyer of the Year in 2015 by Best Lawyers, is listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, and he is regularly recognized by Best Lawyers for his work in Intellectual Property law. Killough also teaches patent law as an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law in Columbia, South Carolina, and he is a contributor to Practical Law Company’s South Carolina law summary in the area of Trademark Law and Unfair Competition Law. His experience in assisting clients extends from South Carolina, throughout the United States and the Caribbean, to the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and Asia. Killough holds a Martindale-Hubble Preeminent rating (the highest) and he is a Permanent Member of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference.
LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.
Established in Charleston in 1938, Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC, represents and counsels businesses and professionals in the state of South Carolina and beyond. Widely respected for their work in complex litigation matters, the firm’s 17 members and associates focus on the areas of civil litigation defense, alternative dispute resolution, patents and intellectual property, professional malpractice defense, construction law, business law and products liability defense.