Experienced real estate and transactional attorney Elizabeth W. “Beth” Settle has joined Womble Carlyle’s Charleston office as a Partner.

Settle has more than 30 years of experience representing clients in such areas as commercial real estate acquisitions and development, leasing, commercial loan transactions, entity formation, asset purchase transactions, contract negotiations, title insurance, and exceptional residential and rural real estate transactions. Settle has been ranked as one of The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law since 2007.

“Real Estate is a core practice at Womble Carlyle, as we have more than 40 attorneys serving clients throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic,” said Trent Jernigan, leader of Womble Carlyle’s Real Estate Practice Group. “Beth will be a great addition to our already dynamic team.”

“The Lowcountry is growing rapidly, and major real estate and commercial deals are taking place at remarkable speed. Beth has a long track record of working with growing companies in our market, and we are happy to have her on our team,” said Womble Carlyle Charleston Office Managing Partner Chuck Baker.

Settle also is a member of the South Carolina Supreme Court’s Commission on CLE and Specialization.

About Womble Carlyle

Womble Carlyle is a 550-attorney law firm that corporate clients rely on to provide core legal services, such as Complex Business Litigation, Mass Torts, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities, Finance and Real Estate.

Our focus is the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley markets, and from this footprint, we serve clients in matters across the country and across the world. Clients trust us because we understand their businesses, focus on their successes, demonstrate a commitment to help, and deliver value for their dollars they spend on us.

Thanks to Womble Carlyle’s partnership with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, we can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries. Lex Mundi provides seamless access to local attorneys and market knowledge throughout the globe.

Womble Carlyle’s offices are located in: Atlanta; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Silicon Valley, Calif., Washington, D.C.; Charlottesville and Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.