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Elaine Yap

Elaine Yap

Associate

Meridian
1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
elaine.yap@nelsonmullins.com

Elaine focuses her practice in the areas of product liability, including pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, and e-discovery.

Elaine focuses her practice in the areas of product liability, including pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, and e-discovery.

Elaine Yap

Elaine focuses her practice in the areas of product liability, including pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, and e-discovery.

Experience

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Previous Professional Experience

  • Judicial Intern and Extern, the Honorable J. Michelle Childs, U.S. Federal District Court (2019–2020)
  • Summer Law Clerk, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough (2019)
  • Summer Judicial Intern, the Honorable S. Bernard Goodwyn, Supreme Court of Virginia (2019)
  • General Counsel Spring Legal Extern, Samsung Electronics Home Appliances America (2019)
  • Summer Law Clerk, South Carolina Legal Services (2018)

Educational Activities

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Public Interest Law Society, Vice President (2018–2019)
    • Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, President (2018–2020)
    • Pro Bono Board Member
    • Black Law Students Association member

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (2020)
    • Staff Development Editor, ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal
  • College of William and Mary, BA, International Relations (2017)

    Minor: History

Admissions

  • South Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Claude N. Sapp Award
    • Pro Bono Outstanding Service Award (2020)
    • CALI Award in Conflicts of Laws Fall (2019)
  • Transitions Homeless Recovery Center
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • Probate Court Guardian Ad Litem
  • Member, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
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