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November 16, 2021

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Elizabeth Scott Moïse

Elizabeth Scott Moïse

Partner

Liberty Center
151 Meeting Street
Suite 600
Charleston, SC 29401
scott.moise@nelsonmullins.com

Scott practices in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith, products liability defense, and appellate law.

Scott practices in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith, products liability defense, and appellate law.

Elizabeth Scott Moïse

Scott practices in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith, products liability defense, and appellate law.

Experience

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Experience

  • Handled complex insurance coverage and bad faith cases and insurance regulatory matters.
  • Defended consumer and mechanical products liability cases in multiple jurisdictions in national practice.
  • Managed complex litigation from beginning to trial and appeal in insurance, products liability, and commercial law matters.
  • Has served as national discovery counsel in product liability litigation.
  • Has spoken frequently on legal writing.

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (1989)
    • Editor in Chief, South Carolina Law Review (1988–1989)
    • Student Member, John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court (1989)
    • Recipient,  American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts (1987)
    • Recipient,  Claud M. Sapp Award for leadership, scholarship, and industry (1989)
  • University of South Carolina, BA, Secondary English (1974)

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

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  • Recipient, G. Dewey Oxner, Jr. Mentor of the Year Award (2015)
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell (Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith, Products Liability Litigation, Appellate Practice, Class Actions, Consumer Finance)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Insurance (2009–2022) and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2018–2022)
  • Recipient, Compleat Lawyer Award, University of South Carolina School of Law (for outstanding civic and professional accomplishments, 2011)
  • Recipient, South Carolina Law Review Distinguished Alumni Award (2014)
  • Recipient, inaugural South Carolina Law Review Alumni Award (2008)
  • Recipient, Claude M. Scarborough, Jr. Pro Bono Award (1991, 2019)
  • S.C. Bar Board of Governors (2021–present)
  • Charleston County Bar Association, President (2017–2018)
    • Executive Committee and Immediate Past President (2018–2019)
  • Adjunct faculty member at the University of South Carolina School of Law (1992–present)
  • Adjunct faculty member at the Charleston School of Law (2004–present)
  • Co–Chair, Judicial Qualifications Committee of the South Carolina Bar (2015–present)
  • Member, James L. Petigru Inn of Court (2012–present)
    • Vice-President (2021–2022)
    • Pupillage Group Leader (2019–2020)
    • Program Chairman (2013–2014)
  • District Court Advisory Committee for U.S. District Court for South Carolina (2014–present)
  • Author, "The Scrivener" column on legal writing for South Carolina Lawyer Magazine (2002–present)
  • Board of Governors, University of South Carolina Alumni Association (2015–present)
    • President–Elect (2020–2022)
  • Board of Visitors, University of South Carolina, (2008–2015)
    • Chair (2010–2013)
  • Member, South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council (2016–present)
  • Board Member, Charleston Chapter, University of South Carolina Alumni Association–Regional Clubs
  • Current Hiring Partner for Charleston office and member of firm's Recruiting Committee
  • Former Chair, Firm Recruiting Committee
  • Former Member, Firm Associates, Marketing, and Diversity Committees
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