Barnwell Whaley member attorney Barbara J. Wagner, PhD was elected to the Charleston County Bar Association Executive Committee at the Association’s annual meeting February 27th at the Francis Marion downtown. The Charleston County Bar was founded in 1699 with the purpose of maintaining high standards in the legal profession and to provide outstanding legal education and professional development for Charleston County attorneys. Its goals also include public service and better access to legal services for all citizens in Charleston County.
Dr. Wagner focuses her law practice in the areas of business law and civil litigation, specifically professional liability, construction defects, insurance defense, asbestos litigation and toxic torts. A graduate of Indiana University (B.S.), and the University of California, Davis (Ph.D.), Dr. Wagner earned her juris doctor magna cum laude as a member of the first graduating class of the Charleston School of Law. She has been recognized by Charleston Business Magazine and South Carolina Super Lawyers for her work in construction law and personal injury-products matters. She holds a Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent rating, (the highest rating available, formerly referred to as AV).
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 20 members and associates focus on the areas of civil litigation, patents, trademarks and intellectual property, professional malpractice defense, construction law, business law, products liability and insurance defense. For additional information, visit www.barnwell-whaley.com .