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Chambers Global Recognizes Nelson Mullins Attorneys

February 18, 2021

Chambers Global Recognizes Nelson Mullins Attorneys
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Blake T. Williams

Blake T. Williams

Partner

Meridian
1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
blake.williams@nelsonmullins.com

Blake Williams practices with the Commercial, Appellate, Consumer, and Employment Litigation team. Mr. Williams primarily practices in the areas of appellate advocacy and strategy and general civil litigation, with an emphasis on insurance coverage, bad faith, and consumer financial services matters. 

Blake Williams practices with the Commercial, Appellate, Consumer, and Employment Litigation team. Mr. Williams primarily practices in the areas of appellate advocacy and strategy and general civil litigation, with an emphasis on insurance coverage, bad faith, and consumer financial services matters. 

Blake T. Williams

Blake Williams practices with the Commercial, Appellate, Consumer, and Employment Litigation team. Mr. Williams primarily practices in the areas of appellate advocacy and strategy and general civil litigation, with an emphasis on insurance coverage, bad faith, and consumer financial services matters. 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Represented clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in business and appellate litigation in South Carolina state and federal trial and appellate courts.
  • Served as the principle brief author in appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the South Carolina Supreme Court, and the South Carolina Court of Appeals.
  • Argued cases before the Supreme Court of South Carolina and South Carolina Court of Appeals.
  • Served as embedded issues and appeals counsel in multiple trials, helping to guide and oversee trial objections and ensure issue preservation.
  • Provided pro bono appellate representation to indigent persons in appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the South Carolina Supreme Court, and the South Carolina Court of Appeals.
  • Drafted dozens of wills for first responders as part of the Firm’s “Wills for Heroes” pro bono program.
  • Assisted the City of Florence, S.C. and the City of Spartanburg, S.C. with organizing and establishing their respective Homeless Courts.

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD, cum laude (2012)
    • Articles Editor, South Carolina Law Review
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Legal Writing II
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • Clemson University, Calhoun Honors College, BS, Financial Management, cum laude (2009)
  • Clemson University, BS, Accounting, cum laude (2009)

Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable R. Bryan Harwell, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

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Industries

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  • South Carolina Bar Association
    • Practice & Procedure Committee (2020–2021)
    • Ethics Committee (2020–2021)
    • Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (2020–2021)
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