J. Jakob Kennedy

Jake Kennedy focuses his practice on professional liability, employment law, and business litigation. He has successfully defended civil litigation against attorneys, physicians, nurses, hospitals, pharmacists, nursing homes, insurance agents, and corporate directors and officers. His employment law practice includes both counseling and litigation defense of small and large employers on issues surrounding employee leave, anti-discrimination, wage payment, and other laws. He practices in multiple state and federal courts in South Carolina and Georgia.

Contact Information

Florence Office
Phone: 843.656.4454
Fax: 843.413.5836
Email: jkennedy@turnerpadget.com
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Bar and Court Admissions

South Carolina Bar, 2004
Georgia Bar, 2005
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2005
United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 2005
State and Superior Courts of Georgia, 2005
United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, 2005
United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 2009
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2011


University of South Carolina, J.D., 2004
University of South Carolina, B.A., magna cum laude, 2001


Super Lawyers, South Carolilna Rising Star, Professional Liability Defense, 2013, 2014
Super Lawyers, South Carolina Rising Star, Employment Litigation Defense, 2012
Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels