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Trey Watkins & Graham Powell Named 2013 South Carolina Rising Stars

April 25, 2013

CHARLESTON, SC – April 25, 2013 – Wall Templeton & Haldrup congratulates Shareholders William “Trey” W. Watkins, Jr. and Graham P. Powell for their selection as 2013 South Carolina Rising Stars.

Rising Stars are nominated by peers who have observed candidates’ professional achievements firsthand. A candidate must be 40 years old or younger or have been practicing law for ten years or less.  After the nomination process, a research team led by attorneys assigns points to each candidate based on twelve indicators of peer evaluation and professional accomplishment. The attorneys with the highest totals are named Rising Stars and represent the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state.

Watkins’ practice focuses primarily on insurance defense including construction disputes, serious personal injury, and complex litigation.

Powell’s practice focuses on complex litigation, construction disputes, injury defense, and insurance.