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Aug. 18, 2022

Young Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers ‘Ones to Watch’

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 Ones to Watch list.

In California:

  • Ryan E. Cosgrove, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Transportation Law
  • Jahmy S. Graham, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Jessica M. Higashiyama, Commercial Litigation
  • Ian G. Schuler, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Ani Tolmoyan, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

In Colorado:

  • Christopher Carry, Commercial Litigation
  • Jacob F. Fischer, Commercial Litigation
  • Cheyenne Moore, Commercial Litigation
  • Adrienne L. Toon, Commercial Litigation

In the District of Columbia:

  • Hannah L. Cross, Health Care Law
  • Jonathan J. Huber, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Environmental, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Richard Ochran, Commercial Litigation

In Florida:

In Georgia:

In Maryland:

In Massachusetts:

In Minnesota:

In New York:

In North Carolina:

  • Andrew D. Brown, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation
  • Lauren G. Conners, Intellectual Property Law
  • Lianna Donovan, Commercial Litigation
  • Jeffrey M. Kelly, Technology Law
  • Cara N. Ludwig, Healthcare Law
  • Aileen A. Nagy, Financial Services Regulation Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Cory B. Patterson, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Insurance Law, Litigation – Construction, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Alyssa M. Riggins, Litigation – Labor and Employment

In Ohio:

  • Zachary Adams, Commercial Litigation
  • Zach Maciaszek, Commercial Litigation

In South Carolina:

  • Matt Abee, Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law
  • Olesya V. Bracey, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Christopher D. Casavale, Patent Law
  • Nicholas A. Charles, Commercial Litigation
  • David C. Dill, Commercial Litigation, Government Relations Practice
  • Erika Karnaszewski Fedelini, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation -- Defendants
  • Joseph E. Fornadel, III, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Christopher Hanson, Technology Law
  • Amber M. Hendrick, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Jennifer Jokerst, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities
  • Jonathan M. Knicely, Commercial Litigation
  • Brittany M. McIntosh, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • Graham Mitchell, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Bobby Streisel, Commercial Litigation
  • Donna Tillis, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Labor and Employment Law – Management
  • Anthony B. Thompson, Jr., Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Lindsay Van Slambrook, Real Estate Law
  • Blake T. Williams, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment

In Tennessee:

  • John T. Baxter, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation
  • Woods Drinkwater, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation
  • Stephanie Savage, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

In Texas:

Recognition is given to attorneys who are in the early stages of their careers (with five to nine years of experience) for outstanding professional excellence in private practice.

According to the organization, lawyers are selected for inclusion based on a peer-review survey. Lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed. Best Lawyers is based on confidential evaluations by and interviews of leading attorneys about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical areas and legal practice area.

Learn more about the methodology.

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