October 24, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia City Ballet has selected Adair Bledsoe, associate general counsel of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP based in the Columbia office, to join its board of directors.
“It is a privilege to serve on the board of the Columbia City Ballet. My family and I have always loved the arts, particularly the ballet, and this opportunity allows me to support it locally,” Bledsoe said.
Bledsoe helps manage a number of functions related to the business side of the Firm, such as claims and litigation management, engagement agreements with clients, and advising Firm management on legal matters. Before joining Nelson Mullins, he was a deputy counsel for nearly 18 years with the publically traded IT company Computer Sciences Corporation, where he was the practice group lead for the Labor, Employment, and Immigration functions. Additionally, Bledsoe did commercial and corporate work for an international tire manufacturer and for an IT company in North Carolina and Georgia.
The Columbia City Ballet was founded in 1961 to provide ballet dancers professional training. The professional company has 32 paid dancers and more than 2,000 season members. The board of directors is responsible for ensuring that participation in the ballet is a rewarding and positive experience for all audiences, according to the organization.
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