Turner Padget Elects David Johnson and Sam Sammataro Shareholders

January 12, 2010

COLUMBIA, SC – January 12, 2010 – Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A. is pleased to announce that it has elected two new shareholders of the firm. J. David Johnson, IV resides in the firm’s Florence office and Sam Sammataro is based in the Columbia office. Both were previously associates with Turner Padget.

About J. David Johnson, IV
Mr. Johnson manages a business practice, advising on complex tax and transactional issues impacting South Carolina businesses and individuals. He earned his undergraduate degree, his law degree and a masters of accountancy from the University of South Carolina.




About Sam Sammataro
Mr. Sammataro’s practice focuses primarily on the defense of product liability lawsuits. He also defends professional negligence claims and workers’ compensation appeals. He earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of South Carolina.

About Turner Padget
Founded in 1929, Turner Padget is one of South Carolina’s largest law firms with 89 attorneys and five offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville and Myrtle Beach. The firm provides clients in many industries with quality legal services in areas such as arbitration and mediation, business entity planning and organization, business litigation, construction and environmental litigation, employment and labor law, estate and tax planning, insurance coverage analysis and litigation, intellectual property, personal injury defense litigation, products liability, professional liability, real estate transactions, trucking and transportation, and workers’ compensation. Turner Padget was recognized in 2009 by The National Law Journal as one of the top midsized law firms in the country for its strategic creativity, innovation and commitment to developing outstanding attorneys. For additional information, visit