Barnwell Whaley attorney Jay Jones invited to join prestigious International Association of Defense Counsel
Barnwell Whaley special counsel John A. “Jay” Jones has accepted an invitation to join the International Association of Defense Counsel, one of the most prestigious legal organizations in the world. The IADC is an invitation-only association for lawyers and insurance executives who represent corporate and insurance interests around the world.
A practicing attorney since 2004 in the firm’s Charleston, South Carolina office, Mr. Jones focuses his law practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, professional liability defense, products liability, personal injury litigation, construction law and insurance defense. In addition, Jones is a certified mediator and is a part of the firm’s alternative resolution dispute team. “Jay has been an essential member of our defense litigation team for a number of years,” commented member attorney Randell C. Stoney, Jr., “we are thrilled for him to be recognized and included in this distinguished organization. He has developed a busy and diverse practice, including among other areas products liability defense and complex commercial litigation.” In addition to joining the IADC, Jones is a member of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association and Defense Research Institute. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and his juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude.
The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) is an invitation-only legal organization, with only approximately 2,500 members worldwide. The 95+ year old peer-reviewed association is uniquely positioned to provide benefits to those corporate defense lawyers and insurance executives who need the highest level of education and professional development opportunities. The IADC membership is comprised of the world’s leading corporate and insurance lawyers and insurance executives. These members are partners in large and small law firms, senior counsel in corporate law departments, and corporate and insurance executives. Members represent the largest corporations around the world, including the majority of companies listed in the FORTUNE 500.
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 17 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.