Barnwell Whaley ranked in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as a Charleston, South Carolina 2015 Best Law Firm
CHARLESTON, SC—Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC has been ranked in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for the Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan area in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and Trademark Law. The firm has been rated as a Tier 2 firm in the Charleston metropolitan area in the practice areas of Arbitration, Corporate Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Mediation, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.
Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, for the fifth consecutive year, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.
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 18 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.