James W. Ledlie

James W. Ledlie

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Mount Pleasant, SC

Motley Rice
 | 28 Bridgeside Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone: 843-216-9252
Fax: 843-216-9450
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Recognized for his litigation skills and client advocacy, James Ledlie focuses his practice on occupational disease, worker safety, products liability, consumer fraud and complex litigation matters.

    He has represented clients in jury trials and hearings across the country and takes pride in his work advocating for compensation for people who have suffered serious injury or wrongful death as the result of corporate misconduct, negligence and defective product design.

    James fights for clients suffering from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases caused by occupational or household asbestos exposure. In addition, he has represented whistleblowers in qui tam actions alleging fraud against the federal government. James is currently representing businesses, citizens and municipal entities that suffered loss as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He has spent many years representing numerous provincial workers’ compensation boards and private Canadian citizens in U.S. civil actions brought against U.S. manufacturers of dangerous products sold in Canada. He is also a vocal advocate for safe products and for holding corporations accountable for negligent or intentional misconduct.

    Prior to joining Motley Rice, James served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable John C. Few, then a South Carolina Circuit Court Judge. He later served as Law Clerk to the Honorable G. Ross Anderson, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. James is proud of his service in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG) Reserve and has represented injured veterans in wrongful death and serious personal injury cases.

    James is recognized as an AV® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell®.

    * Please remember that every case is different. Any result we achieve for one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

    About James Ledlie

    Admitted: 2000, South Carolina

    Professional Webpage: http://www.motleyrice.com/attorney/james-w-ledlie


    • 2010  American Association for Justice  F. Scott Baldwin Award: in honor of significant contributions to the New Lawyers Division and the attainment of outstanding trial verdicts

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Licensed in: DC, SC, WV Admitted to Practice Before: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Charleston Bar Association
    • South Carolina Bar Association, Past Chairman – Torts and Insurance Practice Section
    • South Carolina Association for Justice, former Board of Governors member
    • American Association for Justice, former New Lawyers Division Board of Governors member
    • Public Justice Foundation

    Educational Background:

    • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 2000; B.A., Wofford College, 1996
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    Office Location for James W. Ledlie

    28 Bridgeside Boulevard
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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    Last Updated: 9/18/2018

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