Lindsay A. Harper

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Lindsay A. Harper

Attorney at Law


Lindsay A. Harper is an Associate in our Charleston office, and she concentrates her practice on dental, medical malpractice, and health care litigation defense. She also represents clients in professional malpractice and ethics matters.

Earlier in her career, Lindsay served as a summer law clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charleston, and she was a system developer analyst at Accenture. She also helped build, implement, and validate clinician workflows as an implementation specialist for a national post-acute health care system.

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Lindsay earned a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Charleston School of Law. She served as Editor in Chief of the Charleston Law Review and was named to the Dean’s List every semester.

She also received a CALI Award in Legal Research and Writing and was a student member of the Charleston School of Law’s Judicial Board. Lindsay was a Medical University of South Carolina Presidential Scholar, a program which fosters inter-professional communications and discussion on complex health care issues. She also completed a Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame.



State Courts:

  • South Carolina

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Charleston School of Law
  • B.B.A., University of Notre Dame


  • South Carolina’s Pretrial Detention Legislative Loophole for Violent Offenders
    Charleston Law Review; Vol. XIV, Issue 4

In the Press

Charleston Business Magazine Honors Twelve HBS Attorneys as 2023 Legal Elite

Hall Booth Smith is proud to announce twelve of its attorneys were selected to be among Charleston Business Magazine’s 2023 Legal Elite, the only regional awards program that allows every active attorney to nominate and vote for their peers across 26 categories.

Journal of Emerging Issues in Litigation: Social Inflation’s Impact on Jury Verdicts & How to Safeguard Against It

In an article published in the Journal of Emerging Issues in Litigation, Partner Sandy Cianflone and Associates Lindsay Nishan and Samantha Myers discuss the impact of social media on the rising costs of medical malpractice litigation and nuclear verdicts. According to the authors, a juror’s perception of companies and healthcare providers is increasingly colored by

Moving Target: Target Statutory Cap on Punitive Damages No Longer Required To Be Plead As An Affirmative Defense

Written by: Lindsay A. Nishan, Esq. and Lauren Spears Gresh, Esq.  As attorneys and adjusters participating in litigation in the State may recall, South Carolina Court of Appeals decision Garrison v. Target Corporation sent many defense counsel scrambling to amend their answers in April of 2020 after the Court held that the benefit of the

HBS Welcomes Associate Lindsay A. Nishan in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C.– November 5, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is delighted to welcome Lindsay A. Nishan as an Associate to its growing office in Charleston, South Carolina. Lindsay concentrates her practice on dental, medical malpractice and health care litigation defense. She also represents clients in professional malpractice and ethics matters. Prior to joining