Whitley joins Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Charleston office

November 10, 2010

CHARLESTON, SC – November 10, 2010 – Joshua S. (Josh) Whitley joined Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Charleston, SC, office as an associate attorney this fall, following a judicial clerkship with The Honorable Dennis W. Shedd of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

His practice includes all aspects of the litigation process.  Previously, he clerked at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Charleston office during both summers of law school.  Additionally, he served as a Student Law Clerk at Santee Cooper, South Carolina’s state-owned electric and water utility.

The Berkeley County native obtained his J.D. from the William & Mary School of Law in 2008, where he was a member of Order of the Coif and Order of the Barristers.  During law school, he and a colleague won the prestigious Gourley National Trial Competition, and he was honored as best advocate of the competition. He was also a member of the William & Mary Moot Court team where he was ranked #1.

Mr. Whitley received his B.A. in Government and Business Economics, summa cum laude, from Wofford College in 2005.  The Phi Beta Kappa society member served as President of the Student Body during his senior year.  While at Wofford, he was elected to all three of the honor societies and was named the Government Departmental Award winner.

He is admitted to practice in South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; and the U.S. District Court, South Carolina.  He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Charleston County Bar Association, Wofford College Terrier Club Board of Directors, and is a voting member of the Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce.

About the Firm
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. provides business, litigation and financial legal services, and governmental relations to national and international clients.  With a history dating back to 1887, it is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas with 135 attorneys.  The Firm has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach SC, and Washington, DC.  For more information, visit www.hsblawfirm.com.