CAMERON R. WADDELL
Cameron Waddell received a bachelor’s degree in history from Furman University in 1985 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1988. After law school, Cameron clerked for South Carolina’s senior Circuit Court Judge, Dan Laney. Prior to establishing The Waddell Anderman Law Firm, Cameron was Special Counsel to a national asbestos law firm based in Dallas, Texas, a partner in a high profile plaintiff’s law firm in South Carolina and, in 1996, was a founding member of LeBlanc and Waddell. LeBlanc and Waddell was designated by the Louisiana AFL-CIO as its statewide Occupational Disease Counsel. Cameron served as the main litigator for LeBlanc and Waddell for 12 years.
Cameron has successfully tried cases involving all asbestos-related diseases. These include mesothelioma (pleural and peritoneal) lung cancer, asbestosis, non-malignant pleural disease including plaques and thickening, and other cancers such as colon and laryngeal. These lawsuits have been litigated throughout the United States, including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin. He is licensed to practice in Louisiana and South Carolina.
Cameron has a passion for Louisiana and its people. For the past 14 years he has practiced almost exclusively in Louisiana where he is a frequent speaker and lecturer to other attorneys and legal conferences and seminars.
A well respected member of the legal community, Cameron was honored to be selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers of Louisiana by the American Trial Lawyers Association, one of Louisiana’s “Super Lawyers”, and was selected as a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is rated “AV”, the highest peer rating by Martindale Hubbell legal directory.
In addition to asbestos cases, Cameron has handled other occupational disease and injury cases including hearing loss, benzene and coal tar pitch exposure cases.
- Louisiana, 1996
- South Carolina, 1988
- U.S. District Court District of Idaho
- U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
- U.S. District Court District of Arizona
- University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
J.D. – 1988
- Furman University
B.A. – 1985