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Nov. 3, 2022

Nelson Mullins Receives Top Rankings in the 2023 U.S. News -- Best Lawyers® ‘Best Law Firms’ List

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP earned 29 national rankings for its legal practices in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2023 “Best Law Firms” list.

The Firm received Tier 1 national rankings in:

  • Bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law
  • Commercial litigation
  • Corporate law
  • Criminal defense: white-collar
  • Employment law – management
  • Healthcare law
  • Leveraged buyouts and private equity law
  • Litigation – banking & finance
  • Litigation – mergers and acquisitions
  • Litigation – real estate
  • Patent law
  • Real estate law

It received Tier 2 national rankings in:

  • Banking and finance law
  • Land use & zoning law
  • Litigation – bankruptcy
  • Litigation – construction
  • Litigation -- intellectual property
  • Litigation – securities
  • Mass tort litigation/class actions – defendants
  • Mergers and acquisitions law
  • Public finance law
  • Securities/capital markets law
  • Securitization and structured finance law
  • Technology law

It received Tier 3 national rankings in:

  • Communications law
  • Franchise law
  • Securities regulation
  • Trademark law
  • Venture capital law

Nelson Mullins also received Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings, which are given to law firms that score the highest in their cities, for the following practice areas:

Atlanta:

  • Bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law
  • Commercial litigation
  • Corporate law
  • Government relations practice
  • Healthcare law
  • Mergers and acquisitions law
  • Personal injury litigation – defendants
  • Product liability litigation – defendants
  • Real estate law

Baltimore:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Product liability litigation – defendants

Boston:

  • Patent law
  • Real estate law

Charleston, S.C.:

  • Appellate practice
  • Commercial litigation
  • Criminal defense: white-collar
  • Environmental law
  • Government relations practice
  • Insurance law
  • Litigation – environmental
  • Mass tort litigation/class actions – defendants
  • Nonprofit/charities law
  • Personal injury litigation – defendants
  • Product liability litigation – defendants
  • Real estate law
  • Tax law
  • Trademark law
  • Trusts and estates law
  • Water law

Charlotte, N.C.:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Mass tort litigation/class actions – defendants
  • Patent law
  • Personal injury litigation – defendants

Columbia, S.C.:

  • Appellate practice
  • Banking and finance law
  • Bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law
  • Bet-the-company litigation
  • Business organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial litigation
  • Corporate governance law
  • Corporate law
  • Economic development law
  • Employee benefits law (ERISA)
  • Employment law - management
  • Environmental law
  • Financial services regulation law
  • Government relations practice
  • Healthcare law
  • Insurance law
  • Litigation – banking and finance
  • Litigation – bankruptcy
  • Litigation – environmental
  • Litigation – intellectual property
  • Litigation – labor & employment
  • Litigation -- patent
  • Litigation – securities
  • Mass tort litigation/class actions –defendants
  • Mergers & acquisitions law
  • Mortgage banking foreclosure law
  • Patent law
  • Personal injury litigation – defendants
  • Product liability litigation – defendants
  • Tax law

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.:

  • Appellate practice
  • Banking and finance law
  • Commercial litigation
  • Healthcare law
  • Real estate law

Greenville, S.C.:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Corporate compliance law
  • Corporate governance law
  • Corporate law
  • Government relations practice
  • Litigation – banking & finance
  • Mergers & acquisitions law
  • Product liability litigation – defendants
  • Securities/capital markets law
  • Tax law
  • Venture capital law

Huntington, W.Va.:

  • Appellate practice
  • Bet-the-company litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial services regulation law
  • Legal malpractice law -- defendants
  • Litigation – banking and finance
  • Litigation – environmental
  • Mass tort litigation/class actions – defendants
  • Personal injury litigation – defendants
  • Product liability litigation – defendants
  • Railroad law

Miami:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Criminal defense: general practice
  • Criminal defense: white-collar
  • Healthcare law
  • Litigation – banking & finance
  • Litigation – mergers & acquisitions
  • Litigation – real estate
  • Litigation – securities

Nashville:

  • Banking & finance law
  • Bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law
  • Commercial finance law
  • Corporate governance law
  • Corporate law
  • Information technology law
  • Privacy and data security law
  • Real estate law

Orlando, Fla.:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction law
  • Land use and zoning law
  • Litigation – bankruptcy
  • Litigation – construction
  • Mergers and acquisitions law
  • Real estate law
  • Securities/capital markets law

Raleigh, N.C.:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Employment law -- management
  • Government relations practice
  • Healthcare law
  • Insurance law
  • Litigation – labor and employment
  • Litigation – regulatory enforcement (SEC, telecom, energy)
  • Real estate law

Tallahassee, Fla.:

  • Commercial litigation

Washington, DC:

  • Bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law
  • Communications law
  • Criminal defense: white-collar
  • Leveraged buyouts and private equity law

West Palm Beach, Fla.:

  • Land use & zoning law
  • Litigation – real estate
  • Real estate law

Winston-Salem, N.C.:

  • Antitrust law
  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – antitrust
  • Medical malpractice law - defendants
  • Personal injury litigation – defendants

According to the publication, the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Learn more about their methodology.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins is an Am Law 100 firm that has more than 930 attorneys and government relations professionals with 31 offices in 15 states and Washington, D.C. For more information on the firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.