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Aug. 12, 2020

Nelson Mullins Greenville Attorneys Honored in GBM's Legal Elite 2020

Integrated Media Publishing

Greenville Business Magazine announced the winners of its 2020 Legal Elite of the Upstate awards in its August edition, which included 23 Nelson Mullins attorneys. Reid Sherard took home the most votes in Family Law.

Nelson Mullins honorees made the list in 15 categories total, including:

  • Banking and Finance –  Ben Barnhill, Neil Grayson, John Jennings, Brad Rustin
  • Business Litigation –  William Brown, Lane Davis, David Dill, Sam Outten, Rivers Stilwell, Jacob Taylor
  • Commercial Real Estate – Sean Faulkner
  • Construction – Rivers Stilwell
  • Consumer Products and Retail – Lane Davis
  • Corporate Investigations – Lane Davis, Trey Gowdy, Bo Russell
  • Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions – John Campbell, Neil Grayson, John Jennings, Lee Kiser, Bo Russell, Charles Verdin
  • Family – Reid Sherard
  • Government – Trey Gowdy, David Wilkins
  • Insurance – William Brown, Rivers Stilwell
  • Intellectual Property and Innovation – Nichole Hayden
  • International – Henry “Buzz” Burwell, Jay Rogers
  • Labor and Employment – Giles Schanen
  • Residential Real Estate – Sean Faulkner
  • Tax and Estate Planning – Charles Verdin

The 2020 Legal Elite of the Upstate honors attorneys based on peer votes from other attorneys in the area. Attorneys must have nominations outside of their own firms to be included and cannot vote for themselves. 

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 800 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in 11 states and Washington, D.C. For more information on the firm, go to



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