Bill Shaughnessy’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense. For over 40 years, he has represented numerous clients in claims involving industrial accidents, occupational stress-related claims, occupational disease claims and repetitive trauma injury claims.

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation


  • University of South Carolina School of Law (JD)
  • Wofford College (BA)

Professional Memberships

  • South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association (Past President, Current Board Member)
  • Governor’s Advisory Committee on Improvement of Workers’ Compensation Laws (Chairman)
  • SC Bar Association (Former Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section)

Bar Admissions

  • 1971 South Carolina
  • 1974 US District Court, District of South Carolina