Lawyers

Charleston
40 Calhoun Street
Suite 350
Charleston, SC 29401


Education

J.D., cum laude, Seattle University School of Law

Stanford Law School

M.A., University of Houston

B.A., Skidmore College

Honors

The Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants (2007-2019)

  • "Lawyer of the Year," Professional Malpractice Law: Defendants - Charleston (2013, 2016)

Awarded, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating*

Listed, South Carolina Super Lawyers®, Professional Liability: Defense (2008-2010, 2013-2019)

Women in the Law, Lawyer of the Year Honoree (2016)

Recipient, Leadership in Law Award, South Carolina Lawyers Weekly (2014)

Recipient, Henkel Award, Attorneys Liability Protection Society (2002)

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent®, and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Susan Taylor Wall is a Partner in the Charleston office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Professional Liability, Commercial Litigation, and Class Action practice groups. She has been in active practice as a successful litigator for more 30 years. She handles complex litigation for professional errors and omissions, business torts and related matters. She has argued multiple appeals before the South Carolina Supreme Court, South Carolina Court of Appeals and The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Wall is an experienced trial attorney in both federal and state courts.

Ms. Wall is admitted to practice in South Carolina and California and before the United States Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. She is also certified in South Carolina state and federal courts as a mediator.

Ms. Wall graduated cum laude from the Seattle University School of Law where she was a member of the Seattle Law Review. She spent her third year at Stanford Law School. Ms. Wall received her M.A. degree from the University of Houston and her B.A. from Skidmore College.

Ms. Wall has received numerous honors including being named The Best Lawyers in America© for 11 consecutive years; "Lawyer of the Year," Charleston, Professional Malpractice Defense; "Women in the Law," Lawyer of the Year Honoree. She is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated per Martindale-Hubble. She is listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers®, Professional Liability: Defense. She is a recipient of South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law Award and the Henkel Award, Attorneys Liability Protection Society.

She has been a member of the SC Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness for more than 15 years, and served on the Judicial Merit Selection Commission. She is a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Council, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, Defense Research Institute (DRI) and Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). Ms. Wall is a frequent presenter on legal ethics and malpractice prevention.

Admissions

California
South Carolina
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, South Carolina

Memberships

Member, South Carolina Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness Chairman (2014-2015)
Member, Judicial Merit Selection Commission (2014-2016)
Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Member, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
Member, South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Member, Defense Research Institute
Emeritus Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference

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Contact

(843) 714-2506

swall@grsm.com


Offices

Charleston

Education

J.D., cum laude, Seattle University School of Law

Stanford Law School

M.A., University of Houston

B.A., Skidmore College

Honors

The Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants (2007-2019)

  • "Lawyer of the Year," Professional Malpractice Law: Defendants - Charleston (2013, 2016)

Awarded, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating*

Listed, South Carolina Super Lawyers®, Professional Liability: Defense (2008-2010, 2013-2019)

Women in the Law, Lawyer of the Year Honoree (2016)

Recipient, Leadership in Law Award, South Carolina Lawyers Weekly (2014)

Recipient, Henkel Award, Attorneys Liability Protection Society (2002)

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent®, and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Susan Taylor Wall

Partner

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Biography

Susan Taylor Wall is a Partner in the Charleston office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Professional Liability, Commercial Litigation, and Class Action practice groups. She has been in active practice as a successful litigator for more 30 years. She handles complex litigation for professional errors and omissions, business torts and related matters. She has argued multiple appeals before the South Carolina Supreme Court, South Carolina Court of Appeals and The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Wall is an experienced trial attorney in both federal and state courts.

Ms. Wall is admitted to practice in South Carolina and California and before the United States Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. She is also certified in South Carolina state and federal courts as a mediator.

Ms. Wall graduated cum laude from the Seattle University School of Law where she was a member of the Seattle Law Review. She spent her third year at Stanford Law School. Ms. Wall received her M.A. degree from the University of Houston and her B.A. from Skidmore College.

Ms. Wall has received numerous honors including being named The Best Lawyers in America© for 11 consecutive years; "Lawyer of the Year," Charleston, Professional Malpractice Defense; "Women in the Law," Lawyer of the Year Honoree. She is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated per Martindale-Hubble. She is listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers®, Professional Liability: Defense. She is a recipient of South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law Award and the Henkel Award, Attorneys Liability Protection Society.

She has been a member of the SC Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness for more than 15 years, and served on the Judicial Merit Selection Commission. She is a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Council, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, Defense Research Institute (DRI) and Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). Ms. Wall is a frequent presenter on legal ethics and malpractice prevention.

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Admissions

California
South Carolina
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, South Carolina

Memberships

Member, South Carolina Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness Chairman (2014-2015)
Member, Judicial Merit Selection Commission (2014-2016)
Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Member, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
Member, South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Member, Defense Research Institute
Emeritus Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference

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