Turner Padget announced the addition of Elizabeth D. Wiles, of counsel, to the firm’s Charleston office. Wiles joins the Employment & Workers’ Compensation practice group and will support the Workers’ Compensation Defense team, partnering with employers of all sizes and insurance companies to provide compensation defense and resolution across South Carolina.
“Liz brings a wealth of knowledge to our growing South Carolina team,” said C. Pierce Campbell, CEO and shareholder at Turner Padget. “Her extensive experience in workers’ compensation defense strengthens our expanding practice and furthers our commitment to client service. Liz is also well respected within the legal industry by her peers and colleagues and is a great addition to the firm.”
Wiles represents employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation claims by performing legal research, coordinating defense strategies, drafting settlement agreements and providing representation for hearings, mediations and appeals in South Carolina and Georgia. She also oversees claims under the federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. Prior to joining Turner Padget, Wiles practiced workers’ compensation defense at a boutique firm for four years, where she represented a variety of employers and insurance carriers. After law school, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Kristi L. Harrington, which honed her legal writing and research skills. While in law school she received the CALI Award for Trial Advocacy and Professional Responsibility. Wiles is a member of the Charleston County Bar Association.
She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky and her law degree from Charleston School of Law.
Turner Padget exceeds expectations by taking your interests, your business and our relationships personally. Our depth of knowledge, technical strength and diverse experience makes us sharp, talented business thinkers able to see our clients’ needs holistically and get to the core of the problem quickly. As one of South Carolina’s largest law firms, Turner Padget has expanded into neighboring states with offices located in Augusta, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville and Myrtle Beach, along with strategic alliances in Florida and North Carolina.