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With Sixteen Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers List, RPWB is the Top-Listed Product Liability and Class Action Law Firm in the State

Sixteen RPWB attorneys were selected for the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® list for numerous practice areas including personal injury, product liability, mass tort, class action and medical malpractice litigation.

This marks the sixth consecutive year in which RPWB is the top-listed plaintiff law firm in South Carolina for both product liability litigation and class action & mass tort litigation.

RPWB member Beth Burke was selected as personal injury lawyer of the year in Charleston, South Carolina. In addition to working on medical malpractice and personal injury cases, Burke serves in the leadership of the national lawsuit against 3M for supplying military personnel with defective earplugs. She also represents Marine Corps veterans who developed cancer and other serious conditions after consuming contaminated water at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987.

Beth Burke is personal injury lawyer of the year in Charleston, S.C.

 

Here is the full list of RPWB attorneys on the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®:

Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Nina Fields Britt – Mass Tort/Class Actions Litigation

Beth Burke – Mass Tort/Class Actions, Personal Injury & Product Liability Litigation

Jerry Evans – Mass Tort/Class Actions & Product Liability Litigation

Kim Keevers Palmer – Mass Tort/Class Actions Litigation

Greg Lofstead – Product Liability & Mass Tort/Class Actions Litigation

Christiaan Marcum – Mass Tort/Class Actions & Product Liability Litigation

Tom Rogers – Medical Malpractice Law & Personal Injury Litigation

Hoyt Rowell – Healthcare Law & Mass Tort/Class Actions Litigation

Chris Tuck – Mass Tort/Class Actions, Product Liability Litigation & Qui Tam Law

Ed Westbrook – Mass Tort/Class Actions Litigation

Bobby Wood – Mass Tort/Class Actions & Product Liability Litigation

Charleston, S.C.

Michael Brickman – Antitrust Law, Mass Tort/Class Actions & Securities Litigation

Charles Patrick, Jr. – Mass Tort/Class Actions & Product Liability Litigation

Aiken, S.C.

Dave Butler – Personal Injury & Product Liability Litigation

Ken Wilson – Personal Injury & Product Liability Litigation

Edwardsville, Ill.

Jena Borden – Mass Tort/Class Actions & Product Liability Litigation

Ones to Watch

Three younger attorneys at the firm are recognized as “Ones to Watch,” a distinction for up-and-coming attorneys.

  • Chuck Dukes is listed for antitrust law, commercial litigation, mass tort/class action litigation, personal injury litigation and product liability litigation.
  • Matt Nickles is honored for personal injury and product liability litigation.
  • TAC Hargrove was selected for commercial litigation following his work on litigation associated with the failed V.C. Summer nuclear expansion project.

About Best Lawyers

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More than 116,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received more than 17 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed. Lawyers are not required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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    Top-Listed Firm for Personal Injury, Product Liability and Mass Torts

    RPWB is the top-listed plaintiff law firm in South Carolina for personal injury, product liability and mass tort litigation in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

    In all, 14 RPWB attorneys were named Best Lawyers in their respective practice areas. Two other RPWB lawyers were named “Ones to Watch,” a designation for younger, up-and-coming attorneys.

    Also in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers, two RPWB attorneys were honored as lawyers of the year in Charleston, SC.

    Elizabeth Middleton Burke honored for her work on product liability litigation. Burke is one of the leaders in the national product liability litigation against 3M for manufacturing faulty earplugs for service members.

    Thomas Rogers received the distinction for his work on medical malpractice cases

    RPWB’s Best Lawyers

    Jena L. Borden

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

    Michael J. Brickman

    • Litigation – Securities
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

    Nina Fields Britt

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

    Elizabeth M. Burke

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    J. David Butler

    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    Jerry Hudson Evans

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    Gregory A. Lofstead

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    Christiaan Marcum

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    Kimberly Keevers Palmer

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

    Charles W. Patrick, Jr.

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    Thomas D. Rogers

    • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

    A. Hoyt Rowell III

    • Health Care Law
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

    T. Christopher Tuck

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    Edward J. Westbrook  

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

    Kenneth J. Wilson

    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    Robert S. Wood

    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    RPWB’s ‘Ones to Watch’

    D. Charles Dukes

    • Antitrust Law
    • Commercial Litigation

    Matthew A. Nickles

    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

    Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 108,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received over 13 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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