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Barnwell Whaley Attorney Alissa D. Fleming named Special Counsel

Barnwell Whaley Attorney Alissa D. Fleming named Special Counsel
September 19, 2014 Killough boys
September, 2014

Barnwell Whaley Attorney Alissa D. Fleming named Special Counsel

image of Alissa Fleming, South Carolina nurse attorneyCHARLESTON, SC – Alissa D. Fleming has been promoted to Special Counsel at Barnwell Whaley law firm in Charleston, South Carolina. Ms. Fleming advises and represents a broad range of clients primarily in the areas of professional practice and liability, employment law, and civil litigation. “Alissa has commanded respect from her peers and has provided excellent service to her clients during her nine years at Barnwell Whaley,” commented B.C. Killough, managing member of the firm. Indeed, Ms. Fleming was named a 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star, and joined the Super Lawyers list the following year in 2014.

Alissa has proven to be an asset to our business clients as she counsels in the area of employment law in the areas of contract disputes, wrongful termination, harassment, and discrimination. She also has experience drafting documents such as employment contracts, compensation agreements, and employee handbooks. In addition, she advises her clients on situations involving discipline, investigations, and terminations.

“In addition, her prior experience as a registered nurse affords her particular insight into medically related matters and provides our clients in medical fields with someone who not only knows the law, but who also knows the professional challenges,” said Killough. Indeed, as a nurse attorney, Fleming has represented healthcare professional in disciplinary matters before state licensing boards and litigated all types of matters, including professional liability matters involving the defense of physicians, nurses, attorneys, and other professionals, hospitals, nursing homes, residential and nursing care facilities, as well as medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, in a variety of matters at the administrative, state, and federal court levels.

Established in Charleston in 1938, Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC, serves and counsels businesses and professionals. Widely respected for their work in complex litigation matters, the firm’s 17 members and associates focus on the areas of complex litigation, alternative dispute resolution, patents, trademarks and intellectual property, business transactions, construction and insurance law. The Barnwell Whaley offices are located in historic downtown Charleston at 288 Meeting Street.