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Aug. 26, 2022

IFLR1000 Recognizes M&A, Private Equity and Restructuring Lawyers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The International Financial Law Review (IFLR) has recognized Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP practices and attorneys in the latest 2022 rankings that came out today.

The legal directory has ranked the Firm at state level in the following practices:

  • Real estate (Tier 1 in Florida)
  • Corporate M&A (Tier 2 in Georgia, Tier 3 in Florida, Tier 3 in Maryland)
  • Financial and corporate (Recommended in South Carolina)
  • Restructuring and Insolvency (Tier 3 in District of Columbia)

The following attorneys have also been ranked:

  • Jeffrey A. Deutch – Highly Regarded in Banking, Real Estate Finance (Florida)
  • Gary Freedman – Highly Regarded in Restructuring and Insolvency (Florida)
  • Brian S. Galison – Highly Regarded in M&A (Georgia)
  • Michael E. Hollingsworth II – Highly Regarded in M&A (Georgia)
  • Paul Z. Rothstein – Rising Star in M&A (Georgia)
  • Eric R. Wilensky – Highly Regarded in Real Estate (Georgia)
  • Timothy A. Hodge, Jr. – Highly Regarded in M&A (Maryland)
  • Colleen Pleasant Kline – Highly Regarded in M&A (Maryland)
  • Ben Barnhill – Highly Regarded in M&A (South Carolina)
  • Tom Brumgardt – Highly Regarded in M&A (South Carolina)
  • Sally H. Caver – Rising Star in Private Equity, M&A (South Carolina)
  • Gus M. Dixon – Highly Regarded in Private Equity, M&A (South Carolina)
  • John Jennings – Highly Regarded in M&A (South Carolina)

Attorney rankings are based on transactional evidence, peer feedback and client feedback from corporate and in-house counsel. Categories include insolvency, M&A, private equity, restructuring and insolvency.

The IFLR1000 has been producing legal market intelligence since 1990 and remains the only international legal directory dedicated to ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis of financial and corporate transactional work.

Learn more about the publication’s methodology.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins is an Am Law 100 firm that has more than 930 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in 15 states and Washington, DC. For more information on the firm, go to