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L. Brenn Watson

workers’ compensation defense


L. Brenn Watson practices in the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina office. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Citadel and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Brenn practices exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation where he represents employers, insurance carriers, and self-insured employers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims.

Brenn was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2003. He is a former law clerk to the Honorable J.C. Nicholson, Jr. of the South Carolina Circuit Court. He joined Willson, Jones, Carter & Baxley, P.A. in 2004 to focus his practice on defense litigation. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association, and holds an AV Preeminent rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell indicating the highest level of ethical and professional excellence. Brenn is a former Adjunct Instructor of Greenville Technical College’s Paralegal Program where he taught Workers’ Compensation. He is also a former member of the college’s Paralegal Advisory Committee. Brenn was named to US News Best Lawyers® for Workers’ Compensation Law in 2020-2022 and to Greenville Business Magazine Legal Elite for Workers’ Compensation in 2021.

Brenn is a lifelong resident of South Carolina, and he currently resides in the same small town where he grew up. He is married to Resa, and they have three daughters: Addison, Avery, and Camden. Brenn readily admits he is smitten with affection for these four ladies, and he spends every free moment enjoying their charm. Brenn and his family are active members of His Vineyard Church in Greer, South Carolina.