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Bo Russell

Partner

Poinsett Plaza
104 South Main Street
Suite 900
Greenville, SC 29601
bo.russell@nelsonmullins.com

Bo Russell is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and practices in the Greenville office.

Bo Russell is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and practices in the Greenville office.

Bo Russell is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and practices in the Greenville office.

Experience

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Experience

  • Advises corporate clients, venture and growth stage companies, private equity funds, financial institutions, and real estate development companies with respect to corporate matters
  • Works with companies at various stages of development and has represented clients in M&A transactions and other corporate transactions, private placements, and debt financing
  • Advises clients on legal and business matters including entity formation, capitalization issues, capital-raising considerations, equity compensation alternatives, customer and vendor contracts, and license and supply agreements

Previous Professional Experience

  • Vice President of Legal Affairs, NuVox Communications, Inc.
    • Assisted the company in growing from an operation with 11 employees in Greenville, S.C., to approximately 1,100 employees operating in 31 markets across 15 states
    • Company increased revenues from $0 in 1998 to approximately $314 million in 2004 during his tenure
    • Assisted with merger and integration of NuVox and NewSouth Communications, Inc.

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD, cum laude (1995)
    • Associate Editor, South Carolina Law Review
    • Order of Wig and Robe Academic Honor Society
    • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
  • Washington and Lee University, BA, European History, with honors (1992)

Admissions

  • South Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • Corporate, Banking & Securities Law Section Council, South Carolina Bar
  • Leadership South Carolina (2009)
  • Member, South Carolina Education Lottery Commission
  • Member, Board of Directors, Greenville Community Foundation
  • Former member, Board of Directors, United Ministries 
  • Former member, Board of Trustees, Historic Greenville Foundation
  • Chairman, Washington and Lee University Alumni Admissions Program
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