Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms member Randell C. Stoney, Jr. has been appointed managing member of the firm. He succeeds B.C. Killough, who has held that position for more than a decade. Killough remains with the firm as a member.

A third generation attorney, Stoney joined Barnwell Whaley in 2006 and focuses his law practice on premises and product liability, construction law and general liability litigation; he is also a South Carolina Supreme Court certified mediator and arbitrator. Stoney is no stranger to leadership, having served on the executive committees of both the Berkeley and Charleston Bar Associations, as president of the latter and as chairman of the Commissioners of the Pilotage for the Port of Charleston. Additionally, he is and has served on numerous advisory and executive boards including the Center for Heirs Property, Trident Technical College Foundation, Goodwill Industries, the Preservation Society of Charleston, and The College of Charleston Alumni Board.

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 18 members and associates focus on the areas of complex civil litigation defense, patents, trademarks and intellectual property, professional malpractice defense, construction law, business law, business immigration, immigration litigation and products liability defense.