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2018 Charleston-Wilmington Best Lawyers

2018 Charleston-Wilmington Best Lawyers
August 21, 2017
August, 2017

Five Barnwell Whaley attorneys selected for 2018 The Best Lawyers in America list; M. Dawes Cooke, Jr. recognized as Charleston, SC 2018 Mediation “Lawyer of the Year”

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headshot of Charleston patent attorney B.C. Killoughheadshot image of Randell C. Stoney, Jr., Barnwell Whaley member attorneyimage of Chris Hinnant, Barnwell Whaley member attorneyimage of Ernest Lipscomb, intellectual property attorney, professor, authorBarnwell Whaley attorneys M. Dawes Cooke, Jr., B.C. Killough, Randell C. Stoney, Jr., Chris Hinnant and Ernest B. Lipscomb, III have been named to the 2018 “The Best Lawyers in America” list, and M. Dawes Cooke, Jr. has been selected as the 2018 Charleston, South Carolina Mediation “Lawyer of the Year”.

The 2018 Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” award is the seventh “Lawyer of the Year” designation for Cooke, who in previous years had been selected as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Charleston, South Carolina in the areas of arbitration, personal injury litigations: defendants and as the top “bet-the-company litigator” as reviewed by his peers and Best Lawyers methodology. Cooke is recognized this year for his work in those areas as well as commercial litigation and personal injury litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants.

Recognized annually since 2010, registered patent attorney and member attorney B.C. Killough is noted for his work in the areas of corporate law and intellectual property litigation.

Barnwell Whaley managing member attorney Randell C. Stoney, Jr. is recognized for his efforts in the areas of construction law and product liability litigation: defendants.

Chris Hinnant, member attorney in the firm’s Wilmington, North Carolina office, is also recognized for his work in personal injury litigation: defendants.  Hinnant is licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and South Carolina.

Registered patent attorney Ernest B. Lipscomb is named to the list for his work in the area of trademark law.

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

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 19 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.