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Aug. 20, 2020

214 Nelson Mullins Attorneys Selected For Inclusion in 2021 ‘Best Lawyers’

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Two hundred fourteen Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021. Best Lawyers has also selected 46 Nelson Mullins attorneys for "2021 Ones to Watch" and 17 attorneys have been named "Lawyer of the Year."

The Atlanta lawyers in this publication are:

The Baltimore lawyers listed are:

The Boca Raton, Fla. lawyers listed are:

The Boston lawyers listed are:

  • Thomas J. Engellenner, Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Amy Mandragouras, Patent Law
  • George W. Mykulak, Commercial Litigation, Franchise Law
  • Jane E. Remillard, Patent Law

The Charleston, S.C. lawyers listed are:

The Charlotte, N.C. lawyers listed are:

The Columbia, S.C. lawyers listed are:

  • Weston Adams III, Appellate Practice, Energy Regulatory Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Stuart M. Andrews, Jr., Healthcare
  • Jody A. Bedenbaugh, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • A. Mattison Bogan, Commercial Litigation
  • C. Mitchell Brown, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Thomas A. Brumgardt, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • George B. Cauthen, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Karen Aldridge Crawford, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Christopher J. Daniels, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Travis Dayhuff, Healthcare
  • Gus M. Dixon, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Dwight F. Drake, Government Relations Practice
  • David E. Dukes, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Patent, Litigation – Securities, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Mark C. Dukes, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Technology Law
  • Debbie Whittle Durban, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Sarah T. Eibling, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Robert W. Foster, Jr., Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Daniel J. Fritze, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • James C. Gray, Jr., Administrative/Regulatory Law, Insurance Law
  • Sue Erwin Harper, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Bernard F. Hawkins, Jr., Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Michael W. Hogue, Commercial Litigation
  • P. Mason Hogue, Jr., Corporate Law, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • S. Keith Hutto, Commercial Litigation, Franchise Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Kenneth A. Janik, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation – ERISA, Tax Law
  • J. Mark Jones, Commercial Litigation
  • Edward G. Kluiters, Economic Development Law, Project Finance Law, Public Finance Law
  • Frank B. B. Knowlton, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • D. Larry Kristinik III, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities
  • John F. Kuppens, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • James K. Lehman, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation – Securities
  • Jennifer Mallory, Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Cory E. Manning, Commercial Litigation
  • Thomas William McGee III, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Steven A. McKelvey, Jr., Franchise Law
  • Robert O. Meriwether, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • John T. Moore, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Eric A. Paine, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Wendy Wilkie Parker, Environmental Law
  • Edward E. Poliakoff, Government Relations Practice
  • Keith Poston, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation
  • James F. Rogers, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • B. Rush Smith III, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Carmen Harper Thomas, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions -- Defendants
  • David G. Traylor, Jr., Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Howard A. VanDine III, Litigation – Construction
  • Courtney E. Walsh, Commercial Litigation
  • Daniel J. Westbrook, Healthcare
  • Thad H. Westbrook, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • George B. Wolfe, Economic Development Law, Government Relations Practice

The Denver lawyers listed are:

The Fort Lauderdale, Fla. lawyers listed are:

  • Anne Novick Branan, Healthcare
  • Peter R. Goldman, Commercial Litigation
  • Gabriel L. Imperato, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Healthcare, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Michael Lessne, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Lester J. Perling, Healthcare
  • Beverly A. Pohl, Appellate Practice
  • Frank P. Terzo, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

The Greenville, S.C. lawyers listed are:

  • William S. Brown, Commercial Litigation
  • John M. Campbell, Jr., Tax Law
  • Miles Coleman, Commercial Litigation
  • Lane W. Davis, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Harold W. Gowdy III, Corporate Compliance Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Neil E. Grayson, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • John M. Jennings, Corporate Governance Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Neil C. Jones, Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Samuel W. Outten, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law -- Defendants
  • Bo Russell, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Venture Capital Law
  • Giles M. Schanen, Jr., Product Liability Litigation -- Defendants
  • Reid Sherard, Family Law
  • Rivers S. Stilwell, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction
  • Charles S. Verdin IV, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • David H. Wilkins, Government Relations Practice, International Trade and Finance Law

The Huntington, W.V. lawyers listed are:

  • Melissa Foster Bird, Railroad Law
  • Thomas M. Hancock, Commercial Litigation
  • Kendra L. Huff, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Robert L. Massie, Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Railroad Law
  • Randall L. Saunders, Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Marc E. Williams, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Railroad Law

The Jacksonville, Fla. lawyers listed are:

The Los Angeles, Calif. lawyers listed are:

The Miami, Fla. listed lawyers are:

  • Gary M. Freedman, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Carlos E. Loumiet, Banking and Finance Law
  • George G. Mahfood, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Daniel S. Newman, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities, Securities Regulation
  • Mark F. Raymond, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Securities, Public Finance Law
  • Stephanie Russo, Healthcare
  • Jon A. Sale, Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Mike Segal, Healthcare
  • Jayne C. Weintraub, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

The Myrtle Beach, S.C. lawyers listed are:

The Nashville, Tenn. lawyers listed are:

  • Gary M. Brown, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Franchise Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Jason I. Epstein, Corporate Law, Information Technology Law, Privacy and Data Security Law, Technology Law
  • Kelly L. Frey Sr., Corporate Law, Information Technology Law, Technology Law
  • Mark L. Miller, Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Laurence M. Papel, Commercial Finance Law, Corporate Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Real Estate Law
  • Shane G. Ramsey, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • David J. White, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Finance Law, Public Finance Law, Real Estate Law

The New York, N.Y. lawyers listed are:

The Orlando, Fla. lawyers listed are:

The Raleigh, N.C. lawyers listed are:

  • Terri L. Gardner, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Brett T. Hanna, Real Estate Law
  • Noah H. Huffstetler III, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Healthcare, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Patricia A. Markus, Healthcare
  • Charles H. Mercer, Commercial Litigation, Tax Law
  • Cathy M. Rudisill, Real Estate Law
  • George M. Teague, Government Relations Practice
  • Elizabeth C. Trahos, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Dennis A. Wicker, Government Relations Practice
  • Robert L. Wilson, Jr., Healthcare

The Tallahassee, Fla. listed lawyers are:

  • Andy Bertron, Commercial Litigation
  • Douglas L. Mannheimer, Government Relations Practice, Healthcare
  • Douglas L. Rillstone, Environmental Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Environmental, Natural Resources Law
  • Charles S. Stratton, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • M. Stephen Turner, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Commercial Litigation

The Washington, D.C. listed lawyers are:

  • H. Jason Gold, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Valerie P. Morrison, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Samuel Rosenthal, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Dylan D. Trache, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Andrew M. Tucker, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Solomon L. Wisenberg, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

The West Palm Beach, Fla. lawyers listed are:

  • Kristin Ahr, Commercial Litigation
  • C. Craig Eller, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Steven Ellison, Banking and Finance Law, Litigation -- Real Estate
  • Stacey Halpern, Real Estate Law
  • Clifford I. Hertz, Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
  • Jacqueline S. Miller, Construction Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Carl V. Romano, Real Estate Law

The Winston-Salem, N.C. lawyers listed are:

According to the organization, lawyers are selected for inclusion based on a peer-review survey. Lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed. Best Lawyers is based on confidential evaluations by and interviews of leading attorneys about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical areas and legal practice area.

Learn more about the methodology.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 800 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in 11 states and Washington, D.C. The firm does business in Florida as Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel. For more information on the firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.  

 



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