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Jeanne N. Guest

Partner

Pinnacle Corporate Center
3751 Robert M. Grissom Parkway
Suite 300
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
jeanne.guest@nelsonmullins.com

Jeanne Guest practices in the areas of environmental law with an emphasis on transactions, general corporate and healthcare law, alcoholic beverage licensing, and real estate development.

Jeanne Guest practices in the areas of environmental law with an emphasis on transactions, general corporate and healthcare law, alcoholic beverage licensing, and real estate development.

Jeanne Guest practices in the areas of environmental law with an emphasis on transactions, general corporate and healthcare law, alcoholic beverage licensing, and real estate development.

Experience

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Experience

  • Experience in counseling clients on environmental issues, including compliance counseling and permitting matters, as they pertain to real estate transactions including Brownfields redevelopment and coastal development; drafting contractual language and terms related to environmental risks and liabilities for leases and sales documents on behalf of property owners and lenders
  • Assist in  land use planning and real estate development projects, including drafting and negotiation of contracts, development agreements, loan documents, and land use restrictions  and the organization and handling of related due diligence tasks for transactions
  • Negotiate and draft voluntary cleanup contracts with involved governmental agencies
  • Coordination with professional consultants in client transactions and related review and analysis of real estate and healthcare valuation assessments and environmental site assessments
  • Assist with drafting appeals and responses challenging federal agency rules and regulations
  • Provide hospitality/leisure clients with assistance in obtaining alcoholic beverage licenses and related operational licenses and authorizations
  • Assist with various aspects of healthcare mergers and acquisitions, healthcare contractual arrangements, leasing, and compliance analysis

Educational Activities

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Vice President of the Environmental Law Society
    • Legal Writing Student Instructor

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (1989)
    • Served as a Student Works Editor of the South Carolina Law Review (1988-89)
    • Member of the Order of Wig and Robe
    • Received American Jurisprudence Awards for Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law
  • Mercyhurst College, BA, Chemistry, magna cum laude (1986)

Admissions

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

Practice Areas

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  • Horry County Bar Association, Outstanding Service Award (1994)
  • South Carolina Bar, Natural Resources Section
  • American Bar Association - Environment, Energy and Resources Section and Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Horry County Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Coastal Women's Law Society
  • Previously served as a representative on the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit for the South Carolina Bar's Young Lawyers Division
  • Previously served on Governing Council of South Carolina Bar, Natural Resources Section
  • Former Law School for Non Lawyers Chair, South Carolina Bar in Association with American Bar Association
  • Former Law Week Chair, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Young Lawyers Division, American Bar Association
  • Former Chair, Socastee Advisory Board (Horry County Schools)
  • Former Chair, Student Improvement Committee (Horry County Schools)
  • Firm Diversity Steering Committee
  • Office Chair, Women on The Go Diversity Initiative
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