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Stuart M. Andrews, Jr.

Partner

Meridian
1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
stuart.andrews@nelsonmullins.com

Stuart M. Andrews is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices in Columbia, where he was the founder and current leader of the Firm's South Carolina Healthcare Group. He designed and was the first coordinator of the Firm's nationally recognized Pro Bono Program. He also has been the leader of the Nelson Mullins...

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Stuart M. Andrews is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices in Columbia, where he was the founder and current leader of the Firm's South Carolina Healthcare Group. He designed and was the first coordinator of the Firm's nationally recognized Pro Bono Program. He also has been the leader of the Nelson Mullins Corporate, Tax, and Securities Group.

Corporate, Tax, and Securities Group.

Stuart M. Andrews is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices in Columbia, where he was the founder and current leader of the Firm's South Carolina Healthcare Group. He designed and was the first coordinator of the Firm's nationally recognized Pro Bono Program. He also has been the leader of the Nelson Mullins... Corporate, Tax, and Securities Group.

Experience

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Experience

  • Represents hospitals, health systems, physicians, and ancillary providers in a wide range of regulatory and litigation matters, including governmental investigations, hospital-physician disputes, Certificates of Need, compliance matters, medical staff credentialing, and contractual disputes
  • Served on numerous statewide task forces responsible for the development of recommendations concerning healthcare policy in South Carolina
  • Engaged for over 35 years in the design and delivery of legal services programs, pro bono programs, and public-private partnerships to improve access to the courts for low- and moderate-income residents of South Carolina

Previous Professional Experience

  • Executive Director, S.C. Legal Services Association
  • Staff Attorney, Palmetto Legal Services

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (1978)
    • American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure
    • Moot Court Bar
  • Princeton Theological Seminary (1973)
  • Erskine College, BA, American History (1972)

Admissions

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

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  • Former Chair, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Pro Bono Committee
  • Former leader of the Nelson Mullins Corporate, Tax, and Securities Group
  • Former Chairman (1993–1994); Member, Hospital and Health Law Committee (1988–present), South Carolina Bar
  • Adjunct Professor of Health Law, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Appointed Clinical Adjunct Professor of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Former Vice Chairman, S.C. Access to Justice Commission
  • Former Chairman, Appleseed Legal Justice Center
  • Former Chairman, S.C. Access to Justice Task Force
  • Former Chairman, South Carolina Legal Services
  • American Bar Association
  • Fellow, American Bar Association Foundation
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Former Chairman, South Carolina State Board of Education
  • Former Chairman, American Red Cross, SC Blood Services Region
  • Former Chairman, Columbia Academy
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