Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Stuart M. Andrews, Jr.

Partner
stuart.andrews@nelsonmullins.com
T: 803.255.9461
F: 803.255.5506
Meridian, 17th Floor
1320 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Stuart M. Andrews is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. He practices in Columbia where he was the founder of and currently leads the Firm's South Carolina Healthcare Group. Mr. Andrews was the designer and first coordinator of the Firm's nationally recognized Pro Bono Program. He also has been the leader of the Nelson Mullins Corporate, Tax and Securities Group.

Experience

  • Represents hospitals, health systems, physicians, and ancillary providers in a wide range of regulatory and litigation matters, including governmental investigations, hospital-physician disputes, Certificates of Need, compliance matters, medical staff credentialing, and contractual disputes
  • Served on numerous statewide task forces responsible for the development of recommendations concerning healthcare policy in South Carolina
  • Engaged for over 35 years in the design and delivery of legal services programs, pro bono programs, and public-private partnerships to improve access to the courts for low- and moderate-income residents of South Carolina

Awards and Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America® -- Health Care Law (1995 - 2014)
  • Best Lawyers Columbia, SC, Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2010)
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Health Law (2008 - 2014)
  • Charles Dorsey Award, National Legal Aid and Defender Association (2007)
  • South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year (2005)

Previous Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Professor of health law, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of preventive medicine and community health, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Executive Director, S.C. Legal Services Association
  • Staff Attorney, Palmetto Legal Services