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Jeffrey K. Gurney

Jeffrey K. Gurney

Partner

Greenville ONE
2 W. Washington Street
Suite 400
Greenville, SC 29601
jeff.gurney@nelsonmullins.com

Leader of the Private Entities and Transactions Team at Nelson Mullins, Jeff manages a multifaceted practice with experience in M&A transactions, securities and tax law, general corporate matters, nonprofit formation and funding, and automated vehicle law. Jeff’s extensive experience representing buyers and sellers in M&A transactions, assisting clients in navigating the intricate landscape of securities...

Leader of the Private Entities and Transactions Team at Nelson Mullins, Jeff manages a multifaceted practice with experience in M&A transactions, securities and tax law, general corporate matters, nonprofit formation and funding, and automated vehicle law. Jeff’s extensive experience representing buyers and sellers in M&A transactions, assisting clients in navigating the intricate landscape of securities regulation, including private placements under Regulation D, and developing strategic approaches to entity formation and corporate structuring combined with his L.L.M. in Taxation provides Jeff with an enhanced set of skills and knowledge with which to serve his clients. Jeff’s clients appreciate his emphasis on building strong relationships and trust him to help them chart a course to ensure success in their various business endeavors.

In 2020, the American Bar Association published Jeff’s work, Automated Vehicle Law: Legal Liability, Regulation, and Data Security, a reference guide for automated vehicle law which underscores Jeff’s in-depth knowledge of automated vehicles and the laws that govern the emerging industry. Jeff spends his time away from the office with his family, or on the golf course or hockey rink and is a devoted Gamecocks fan.

Jeffrey K. Gurney

regulation, including private placements under Regulation D, and developing strategic approaches to entity formation and corporate structuring combined with his L.L.M. in Taxation provides Jeff with an enhanced set of skills and knowledge with which to serve his clients. Jeff’s clients appreciate his emphasis on building strong relationships and trust him to help them chart a course to ensure success in their various business endeavors.

In 2020, the American Bar Association published Jeff’s work, Automated Vehicle Law: Legal Liability, Regulation, and Data Security, a reference guide for automated vehicle law which underscores Jeff’s in-depth knowledge of automated vehicles and the laws that govern the emerging industry. Jeff spends his time away from the office with his family, or on the golf course or hockey rink and is a devoted Gamecocks fan.

Leader of the Private Entities and Transactions Team at Nelson Mullins, Jeff manages a multifaceted practice with experience in M&A transactions, securities and tax law, general corporate matters, nonprofit formation and funding, and automated vehicle law. Jeff’s extensive experience representing buyers and sellers in M&A transactions, assisting clients in navigating the intricate landscape of securities... regulation, including private placements under Regulation D, and developing strategic approaches to entity formation and corporate structuring combined with his L.L.M. in Taxation provides Jeff with an enhanced set of skills and knowledge with which to serve his clients. Jeff’s clients appreciate his emphasis on building strong relationships and trust him to help them chart a course to ensure success in their various business endeavors.

In 2020, the American Bar Association published Jeff’s work, Automated Vehicle Law: Legal Liability, Regulation, and Data Security, a reference guide for automated vehicle law which underscores Jeff’s in-depth knowledge of automated vehicles and the laws that govern the emerging industry. Jeff spends his time away from the office with his family, or on the golf course or hockey rink and is a devoted Gamecocks fan.

Experience

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Previous Professional Experience

  • Associate, Thomas, Fisher, Sinclair & Edwards, P.A. in Greenville, SC (2016–2018)

Educational Activities 

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Research Assistant
    • Tutor, Torts

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, LLM, Taxation (2018)
    • Co-valedictorian
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (2014)
    • Technology Editor, South Carolina Law Review
    • Moot Court Bar, Justice for Writing & Research
    • Pro Bono Board
    • Trial Advocacy Bar
    • Bronze Compleat Lawyer Award
    • Order of the Wig and Robe
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of the Barristers
    • 2 Best Brief Awards
    • 7 CALI Awards
  • Coastal Carolina University, BA, Economics, BA, Political Science (2011)

Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Timothy M. Cain, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina (2014 - 2016)

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Co–Chair, VITA Committee
  • Publications & Marketing Committee
  • Wills Clinic Committee
  • Special Olympics Committee
  • iCivics Committee
  • Community Law Week Committee