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April 23, 2020

Chambers USA 2020 Recognizes Nelson Mullins Attorneys and Practices

Chambers and Partners

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Legal directory publisher Chambers and Partners has recognized Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and its attorneys in the 2020 edition of its Chambers USA Guide. The publisher gave the Firm national rankings for its product liability and mass torts and transportation (road): automotive practices. It also recognized seven attorneys for their national practices.

They are:

  • Atlanta partner Douglas R. Spear in Startups & Emerging Companies
  • Atlanta associate George F. Akers in Startups & Emerging Companies
  • Columbia partner David E. Dukes in the categories of Litigation: Trial Lawyers, and Product Liability and Mass Tort
  • Columbia partner John D. Martin in Litigation: E-Discovery
  • Columbia partner Steven A. McKelvey, Jr. in Transportation: Road (carriage/commercial)
  • New York partner Edward J. Hansen in Outsourcing
  • Washington, DC partner Edward L. Rubinoff in International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

Overall, Chambers ranked 64 Nelson Mullins attorneys in nine states and the District of Columbia for their local legal practices. It also ranked the following practices in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. They are:

  • Banking & Finance, Florida
  • Construction, Florida
  • Healthcare, Florida
  • Litigation: General Commercial, Florida
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Florida
  • Real Estate, North and Central Florida
  • Real Estate, South Florida
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring, South Florida
  • Corporate/M&A, Georgia
  • Healthcare, North Carolina
  • Litigation: General Commercial, Maryland
  • Banking & Finance, South Carolina
  • Corporate/M&A, South Carolina
  • Environment, South Carolina
  • Healthcare, South Carolina
  • Litigation: General Commercial, South Carolina
  • Litigation: General Commercial, West Virginia

Individual attorneys recognized for their state practices are:

In the District of Columbia:

  • H. Jason Gold, Bankruptcy/Restructuring     
  • Valerie P. Morrison, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Dylan G. Trache, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Solomon L. Wisenberg, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

In Florida:

In Georgia:

In Maryland:

In Massachusetts:

  • Bret A. Cohen, Labor & Employment (recognized practitioner)
  • George W. Mykulak, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Jane E. Remillard, Intellectual Property

In New York:

In North Carolina:

In South Carolina:

In Tennessee:

In West Virginia:

According to the organization, rankings are based on interviews with law firms and clients and are released in Chambers USA 2020. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client, according to the publisher. Learn more about the methodology.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 800 attorneys and other professionals with offices in 11 states and the District of Columbia. For more information on the Firm, go to