This is Dawes Cooke’s 15th year of inclusion on the peer-reviewed list, a list on which he has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Charleston four times: Best Lawyers named Cooke the Arbitration Lawyer of the Year for 2014 and the Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year in both 2011 and 2013. He has been selected by Best Lawyers for the 2016 list in the areas of arbitration, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, mediation, and personal injury litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants.
B.C. Killough celebrates his fifth year of inclusion on The Best Lawyers of America list in the areas of corporate law (an area for which he was named Lawyer of the Year for Charleston in 2015) as well as inclusion for litigation – intellectual property. Ernest B. Lipscomb, III also celebrates his fifth year of selection in the area of trademark law.
Randell C. Stoney, Jr. is recognized for his second year and included in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the areas of construction law and product liability litigation – defendants.
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.