Lee C. Weatherly

Partner / Charleston

Lee has been lead counsel in over 75 jury trials and is an active member of both the South Carolina and Kentucky Bars. He has tried cases to verdict involving medical malpractice, premises liability, automobile and motor carrier liability, business and commercial litigation, employment litigation, and property disputes.

Lee’s current practice focuses on cases involving medical malpractice, hospitality and retail liability, premises liability, correctional health care, automobile and motor carrier accidents, and insurance coverage disputes.

Lee is frequently able to reduce the cost of litigation for his clients by drafting and arguing successful motions for summary judgment or motions to dismiss. These efforts have resulted in the dismissal of numerous cases for medical professionals, health care organizations, HOA boards of directors, correctional health care organizations and medical providers, saving them the extensive cost of complex and lengthy litigation. When cases must proceed past the initial stages, Lee is experienced in efficiently developing a litigation strategy through discovery and successfully resolving claims in mediation, or at trial if necessary.

Lee has been published numerous times and is frequently asked to speak to professional groups. Since 2013, he has been named to the South Carolina Rising Stars® list as one of the best young lawyers in the state. Less than three percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the list. Lee is also rated by Martindale-Hubbell as AV, Preeminent, the highest possible rating.