Rogers Townsend Expands Lowcountry Litigation Team

CHARLESTON, SC – Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC, is pleased to welcome Joseph J. Tierney, Jr., and Christine K. Toporek to the Firm’s Charleston office.

An experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Tierney joins Rogers Townsend as a Shareholder and leads the Firm’s Health Care team. Ms. Toporek is Special Counsel in the Charleston office. They focus their work on professional liability, premises liability, regulatory, insurance defense, and other litigated matters for physicians, hospitals, nurses, veterinarians, pharmacists, EMT(s), managed care organizations and long-term care facilities (and other corporate entities and health care providers).

“With Joe’s leadership in Charleston, we look forward to continued growth in the Lowcountry and expanded service to our clients,” Managing Shareholder Geoff Osborn said. “He and Christine add depth to our existing areas of practice, enhancing client experience throughout the Firm.”

Mr. Tierney earned his J.D. from the Mississippi College of Law, and a B.A. from the University of South Carolina.  Ms. Toporek is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, with undergraduate study at the College of Charleston.