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Dec. 15, 2021

Nelson Mullins Elects 18 to Partnership

The partners of Nelson Mullin Riley & Scarborough LLP have elected 18 attorneys to the partnership effective Jan. 1, 2022. Overall, the firm elected new partners across 12 cities and seven states.

In Atlanta

  • Samantha Lewis. Lewis practices in the areas of education law, focusing on Title IX, special education, and student disciplinary matters.
  • Donna Beezhold. Beezhold is a commercial real estate attorney with significant experience in the development and healthcare industries.
  • Rebekah McCorvey. McCorvey is a mergers and acquisitions partner, advising buy-side and sell-side clients in complex business transactions in a broad range of industries.
  • Matthew Zischke. Zischke has experience advising all types of employers on a variety of benefits matters.

In Baltimore

  • Daniel Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald concentrates his practice on buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, liquidation and exit strategies, general corporate governance matters, and a variety of other corporate transactional matters.

In Denver

  • Blake Gansborg. Gansborg’s legal practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state court, federal court, administrative forums, and arbitration proceedings.

In Florida

  • Daniela Ferro (Miami). Ferro practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation in federal and state trial courts and before arbitral panels.
  • Christina Lehm (Fort Lauderdale). Lehm practices in the areas of commercial litigation and appellate law in state and federal courts.
  • Shaun Rechsteiner (Orlando). Rechsteiner focuses his construction practice on litigation.

In New York

  • Val Gross. Gross focuses her practice on business technology and complex sourcing transactions.

In Raleigh

  • Cara Ludwig (Raleigh). Ludwig focuses her practice on assisting healthcare providers with a variety of transactional matters.

In South Carolina

  • Matt Austin (Charleston). Austin focuses his practice on healthcare and white collar litigation.
  • Olesya V. Bracey (Charleston). Bracey practices in the areas of general litigation, complex commercial litigation, and business tort litigation.
  • Nick Charles (Columbia). Charles practices in appellate advocacy, including the formulation and coordination of litigation and appellate strategies.
  • Jeff Gurney (Greenville). Gurney is at the forefront of automated vehicle law and has written an ABA treatise on the legal aspects of automated vehicles.
  • Phillip Mullinnix (Charleston). Focusing his practice on healthcare, Mullinnix advises and represents healthcare clients in a range of regulatory, operational, and licensing matters.
  • Zeb Thomas, III (Myrtle Beach). Thomas practices in the areas of real estate, corporate law, banking, tax law, and commercial transactions.
  • Donna Tillis (Columbia). Tillis focuses her practice on complex business litigation, particularly in the areas of financial services, class action defense, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, and construction defect.