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"As economy booms and travel rules ease, Myrtle Beach area leaders look to China as international tourism market"
Myrtle Beach The Sun News May 16, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney David Slough talks to Myrtle Beach's The Sun News about the importance of China to Horry County's tourism growth.
Nexsen Pruet Attorney Corby Anderson Honored with Women in Business Award
Charlotte Charlotte Business Journal May 15, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney Corby Anderson is one of Charlotte's top women in business as selected by the Charlotte Business Journal.
"Building business relationships on the golf course"
Charlotte Charlotte Business Journal May 10, 2013
Attorney Bob Hull speaks with the Charlotte Business Journal about mixing golf and business.
"Merz in $400M bidding war for dermatology firm Obagi"
Greensboro Triad Business Journal May 9, 2013
Attorney Bob Baynes was quoted in the Triad Business Journal regarding the unsolicited bid by Merz Pharma to acquire Obagi Medical. He discusses the difference between a strategic buyer and a financial buyer.
"Approval process for bars in downtown Greenville examined"
Greenville, SC Greenville News May 9, 2013
Attorney Amy Allen Hinson talks to the Greenville News in an article about the growing number of late-night bars and restaurants in downtown Greenville and how the city can better regulate them.
"Charlie Carter: Nothing Radical In New DENR Mission Statement"
Raleigh News and Observer May 7, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney Charlie Carter authored a letter to the editor which appeared in the May 6th edition of Raleigh's News and Observer.
"Raleigh lawyer witnessed Watergate history"
Rob Christensen Raleigh News and Observer May 7, 2013
Raleigh's News and Observer writes about how Nexsen Pruet attorney Gene Boyce "has been retelling the story a lot recently" leading up to the the debut of a N.C. Museum of History exhibit that will feature some of Boyce’s papers and memorabilia.
Nexsen Pruet Hosts "Color of Justice" Program
Columbia May 1, 2013
On Saturday April 27th, the SC Bar Young Lawyers Division held its "Color of Justice" program at Nexsen Pruet's Columbia office.
New Form I-9 Mandatory Use Required Beginning on May 7
David Garrett Raleigh May 1, 2013
Starting on May 7, 2013, all employers in the United States may only use the new Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 with a revision date of 03/08/13N to comply with employment eligibility verification requirements under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Recognized By Peers; Twenty-Eight Named to 2013 Super Lawyers® List for South Carolina
Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Myrtle Beach April 30, 2013
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce the attorneys who have been listed in the 2013 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.
(Photos)Cherie Blackburn Honored with Compleat Lawyer Gold Award
April 29, 2013
The University of South Carolina Law School Alumni Association hosted the 2013 Compleat Lawyer Awards dinner on April 25th in Columbia.
“The Arrows Point Up - 20 Largest Law Firms”
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly April 2013
On April 15th, South Carolina Lawyers Weekly published “The Arrows Point Up” a report on the 20 largest law firms in the state.
Bob Coble Speaks at Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony
April 26, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney, and former Mayor of Columbia, Bob Coble delivered the keynote address at the Columbia Housing Authority's 26th Annual Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
"Top 25 law firms: The new normal"
"While most firms continue to shrink or stand still, a few have found the key to growth"
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly April 24, 2013
The April 15th edition of North Carolina's Lawyers Weekly featured the publication's annual look at the state's "Top 25 law firm."
USC Law School to Honor Cherie Blackburn with Compleat Lawyer Gold Award
April 24, 2013
Cherie Blackburn will be honored with the Compleat Lawyer Gold Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law on Thursday, April 25.
"SC Could Get An Early Out Of Amazon Tax Exemption Deal"
April 24, 2013
WFAE, the National Public Radio station in Charlotte, called on Nexsen Pruet attorney Burnie Maybank for insight in a report entitled “SC Could Get An Early Out Of Amazon Tax Exemption Deal.”
Nexsen Pruet Lands Veteran Intellectual Property Attorney; Tim St.Clair Joins Greenville Office
Greenville April 16, 2013
Intellectual property attorney Tim St.Clair has joined Nexsen Pruet as a member (partner) practicing in the firm’s Greenville office.
"Nexsen Pruet creates communications subsidiary"
Columbia Regional Business Report April 15, 2013
On April 15th, The Columbia Regional Business Report featured "Nexsen Pruet creates communications subsidiary" in its "Morning Report" e-news blast.
Nexsen Pruet Law Firm Launches NP Strategy; Director says clients often need more than legal advice
Columbia April 15, 2013
Nexsen Pruet, a law firm with more than 190 attorneys in eight Carolina offices, has formed NP Strategy. The wholly-owned communications subsidiary is comprised of a veteran group of professionals from media, public policy, public relations and business.
"InnoVenture 2013 announces featured presentations for May conference"
Greenville upstatebizSC.com April 10, 2013
Nexsen Pruet Corporate Group chair Mark Knight will discuss crowdfunding provisions of the recently enacted JOBS Act at the upcoming InnoVenture 2013 Conference in Greenville.
"Education leaders: Florida holds key to SC literacy fix"
Jamie Self The State April 3, 2013
Neil Robinson, Nexsen Pruet attorney and chair of the state’s Education Oversight Committee, shares insight for a report in The State newspaper entitled "Education leaders: Florida holds key to SC literacy fix."
"Buildings, Blueprints & Lawsuits: Architectural Copyright Protections & Liabilities"
Commercial Real Estate Radio with Howard Kline April 2, 2013
Licensed Patent Attorney Jeff Reichard discusses "the world of architectural copyright protection and what architects, developers and building owners need to know when planning new development" on Commercial Real Estate Radio.
"How SC taxes balance out each other"
Cindi Ross Scoppe | Associate Editor The State March 27, 2013
The March 27, 2013 edition of The State features an editorial entitled "How SC taxes balance out each other." Associate editor Cindi Ross Scoppe turned to Nexsen Pruet attorney Burnie Maybank's long-running listserve as she began to examine a new report on taxation in the United States.
Litigator Chris Lam Named to “Forty Under 40” List
Charlotte Business Journal March 26, 2013
This is the Charlotte Business Journal’s 20th anniversary of the awards program, which recognizes young professionals who have “shaped our community in ways that have made the Charlotte region a better place to do business.”
"The Law: New I-9 Form Shows More Changes May Be In Store For Employers"
MidlandsBiz March 19, 2013
MidlandsBiz features an article written by Employment and Labor Law attorneys David Dubberly and David Garrett.
"Sweet Carolina: South Carolina Opens Doors to the Worldwide Marketplace"
Jerry Demuth March 12, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney David Dubberly tells Global Trade magazine that "South Carolina has a long history of international trade going back centuries."
Nexsen Pruet Expands Construction Practice; Tracy Vann Joins Charlotte Office
Charlotte March 12, 2013
Tracy Thompson Vann has joined Nexsen Pruet’s Charlotte office and will serve clients as Special Counsel in the firm’s Construction Law Group.
Bob Coble to Serve 2nd Term as Chair of Columbia World Affairs Council
Columbia February 26, 2013
The Columbia World Affairs Council has re-elected Nexsen Pruet member (partner) Bob Coble as its Chair.
Jim Price to Receive Leadership in Law Award
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly February 26, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney Jim Price has been named a 2013 Leadership in Law Award winner by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly.
Nexsen Pruet Hires Former Trademark Examiner; Jayne Hunter Joins Intellectual Property Group
Charlotte February 20, 2013
Jayne Hunter has joined the firm’s Charlotte office as part of its Intellectual Property Group.
Brian Pearce Selected for Triad’s “40 Leaders Under Forty”
Greensboro Triad Business Journal February 20, 2013
Nexsen Pruet member (partner) Brian Pearce has been named as one of the Triad’s “40 Leaders Under Forty” for 2013. The Triad Business Journal will honor the recipients at an event on February 28th at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
(VIDEO) "Nexsen Pruet Turns Into Mini-Golf Course for a Day"
Columbia WLTX News 19 February 15, 2013
CBS affilliate WLTX reports on a recent United Way fundraiser in Nexsen Pruet's Columbia office.
Changes Ahead for North Carolina’s Unemployment Insurance System
Raleigh February 11, 2013
Private employers, individuals, non-profits and governmental entities may see substantial, swift changes.
Franklin Daniels Appointed to the Medical University of South Carolina Board of Visitors
Myrtle Beach, SC February 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney Franklin G. Daniels has been appointed to the Medical University of South Carolina's Board of Visitors.
"Seabrook neighbors draw line in sand"
Bo Peterson Charleston The Post and Courier February 4, 2013
The February 4, 2013 edition of Charleston's The Post and Courier pictured Nexsen Pruet attorney Mary Shahid along with a caption reading "Seabrook beachfront property owner Bill Sansom hired attorney Mary Shahid (pictured) to appeal a permit to recut Capt. Sam’s Inlet."
"Hospitals could pay to expand Medicaid in SC"
Adam Beam The State January 31, 2013
“It would, essentially, be the health-care industry taxing itself to pay (it).It’s something that will be on the table.” Nexsen Pruet's Bob Coble on discussions about Medicaid expansion in South Carolina.
Nexsen Pruet Attorney Diana Aguillon becomes North Carolina’s First and Only Foreign Legal Consultant
Raleigh January 30, 2013
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that Diana Aguillon De La Cruz, has been granted the status of Foreign Legal Consultant by the North Carolina State Bar.
"Gov.'s commission suggests 'clean, honest' ethics plan"
Andrew Shain The State January 29, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney Susi McWilliams served on the South Carolina Commission on Ethics which presented its plan on Monday, January 28 in Columbia.
South Carolina Bar Honors Billy Wilkins with Trial and Appellate Advocacy Award
Myrtle Beach January 25, 2013
The South Carolina Bar honored William W. “Billy” Wilkins with its Trial and Appellate Advocacy Award during the Bar’s annual convention in Myrtle Beach.
(Photos) Harold Jacobs and Billy Wilkins Honored at the South Carolina Bar Covention
Myrtle Beach January 25, 2013
At its annual convention in Myrtle Beach, the South Carolina Bar presented Nexsen Pruet attorney Harold Jacobs with the DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award and Billy Wilkins with the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Award.
Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Recognized by N.C. Peers; 14 Named to 2013 Super Lawyers® Lists
January 24, 2013
Fourteen Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named "Super Lawyers" in North Carolina.
Seven Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Honored as North Carolina's "Legal Elite"
Business North Carolina
Attorneys Charlie Carter, Harper Heckman, Ben Kahn, John Mabe, David Senter and William Wilcox have all been neamed to Business North Carolina's list of "Legal Elite" for 2013.
South Carolina Bar Foundation Honors Harold Jacobs
Columbia January 14, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney Harold Jacobs has been named as the 2012 DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award recipient.
"Health care, growth will be key for small businesses in 2013"
Raleigh News & Observer January 14, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney David Robinson speaks to Raleigh's News and Observer about the potential for growth for small businesses in 2013.
Nexsen Pruet International Law Group Scores Major Victory at U.S. Court of International Trade
January 11, 2013
Nexsen Pruet International attorneys David Robinson and David Garrett win major victory for international client.
Ben Kahn Certified as Mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission
January 9, 2013
Nexsen Pruet attorney Ben Kahn has been certified as a mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission.
"Charlotte law firms expanding the scope"
Laura Williams-Tracy Charlotte Business Journal January 4, 2013
A news report on how Nexsen Pruet and other firms are "expanding the scope" of services provided to clients.
"New Rules: Though maternity leave requirements vary, many employers are finding it worthwhile to be flexible with new parents"
Columbia Palmetto Parent
Nexsen Pruet attorney Jennie Cluverius shares insight about employment and labor law with Palmetto Parent magazine.
Nexsen Pruet Elects Six New Members
Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Myrtle Beach, Raleigh January 2, 2013
Nexsen Pruet has elected six attorneys as Members (Partners) of the firm effective January 1, 2013.
Nexsen Pruet Expands Franchise Practice in Charlotte; Veteran Attorney Ted Pearce Joins Firm
Charlotte January 2, 2013
Veteran attorney Ted Pearce joins Nexsen Pruet's franchise group.
Nexsen Pruet Expands Litigation Team with Addition of Rachael Lewis Anna in Greenville
Greenville January 2, 2013
Rachael Lewis Anna has joined Nexsen Pruet's Greenville office and will work with the firm’s Business Litigation and Health Care Practice Groups.
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