William Watkins

Practice/Organization Description

Trey Watkins was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2005 and is an associate in the Charleston office of Wall Templeton & Haldrup, P.A. He received both his Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of South Carolina. His practice focuses primarily on construction disputes, surety law, and complex litigation. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Watkins worked in the surety industry as a Surety Bond Underwriter for Travelers. He is a lecturer and author on construction and surety industry topics for groups such as the Carolinas Associated General Contractors (AGC), the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry, and Lorman Education Services. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, the Charleston Lawyers Club, the South Carolina Defense Trial Lawyers Association, The Defense Research Institute, the Charleston Metro Exchange Club, and the Historic Charleston Foundation. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the Charleston Trident Home Builders Association, and currently serves as a class agent for Woodberry Forest School, as a member of Parents and Alumni Assisting Woodberry (PAAWS), and a member of the Board of Directors for the Charleston Metro Exchange Club.

Bar Admissions

South Carolina Supreme Court (2005)

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (2005)

U.S. District Court

- District of South Carolina (2006)


University of South Carolina (J.D., 2005)

University of South Carolina (B.S., 1998)

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association

- Forum on the Construction Industry

- Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

Federal Bar Association

South Carolina Bar Association

- Construction Law Division

Charleston County Bar Association

South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association


145 King Street Ste 300
Charleston, SC 29401, United States

  • 843-329-9500
  • 843-329-9501

Areas of Practice
  • Class Action
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts
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