72 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers in America® List

08.19.2021
News from Nexsen Pruet  |  Best Lawyers in America®

Seventy-two Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the 2022 Best Lawyers in America® list, while ten have been highlighted as "Lawyer of the Year" in their respective categories. 

Lawyers of the Year 


Charleston, SC
  • Elbert S. Dorn - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Columbia, SC
  • David E. Dubberly - Labor Law - Management
  • William H. Floyd III - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Joan W. Hartley - Environmental Law
  • Matthew B. Roberts - Health Care Law
  • John A. Sowards - Banking and Finance Law
Greenville, SC
  • William W. Wilkins - Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Triad, NC
  • Margaret Shea Burnham - Litigation - Real Estate
  • Harper Heckman - Construction Law
  • David A. Senter - Litigation - Construction

Best Lawyers in America®


*(Year) First year the lawyer was listed in any practice area.

Charleston, SC
  • Paul A. Dominick (2003) - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • J. David Hawkins (2005) - Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Law
  • R. Bruce Wallace (2015) - Commercial Litigation,, Litigation - Insurance
  • Cherie W. Blackburn (2005) - Copyright Law, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Trademark Law
  • Julie O. Medich (2009) - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mary D. Shahid (2009) - Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental, Water Law
  • Neil C. Robinson, Jr. (2003) - Real Estate Law
Charlotte, NC
  • James C. Smith (2005) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Construction, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation - Securities
  • Joseph D. McCullough (2016) - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Stephen L. Cordell (2005) - Public Finance Law
  • Robert H. Hull, Jr. (2015) - Real Estate Law
Columbia, SC
  • Robert D. Coble (2013) - Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Alan M. Lipsitz (2008) - Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Public Finance Law
  • John A. Sowards (2010) - Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Julio E. Mendoza, Jr. (2001) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • James G, Long III (2021) - Commercial Litigation, Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Val H. Stieglitz (2013) - Commercial Litigation, Mediation
  • Marguerite S. Willis (2016) - Commercial Litigation
  • Henry W. Brown (2003) - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction
  • C. Jones DuBose, Jr. (2010) - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • Julian Hennig III (2003) - Corporate Law, Litigation - Securities, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • G. Marcus Knight (2003) - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • Edward G. Menzie (1983) - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Real Estate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • Michael T. Brittingham (2007) - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation - ERISA
  • William H. Floyd III (2008) - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - ERISA, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • David E. Dubberly (2006) - Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Victoria L. Eslinger (2001) - Employment Law - Management, Family Law, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Angus H. Macaulay, Jr. (2013) - Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Susan P. McWilliams (2005) - Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Joan W. Hartley (2017), Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental
  • W. Thomas Lavender, Jr. (2003) - Environmental Law
  • Sara S. Rogers (2007) - Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice
  • Ralph W. Barbier (2011) - Health Care Law
  • Jeanne M. Born (2013) - Health Care Law
  • Matthew B. Roberts (2009) - Health Care Law
  • Amy Harmon Geddes (2015) - Insurance Law
  • Nikole Setzler Mergo (2013) - Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • J. David Black (2021) - Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Suzanne G. Grigg (2016) - Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Todd A. Serbin (2020) - Patent Law
  • William Leighton Lord III (2009) - Real Estate Law
  • Fred L. Kingsmore, Jr. (2003) - Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Burnet R. Maybank III (2009) - Tax Law
Greenville, SC
  • William W. Wilkins (2010) - Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • David W. Gossett (2010) - Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law
  • Andrew Mathias (2018) - Commercial Litigation
  • John B. Hardaway (2010) - Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law
  • James K. Price (2011) - Corporate Law, Real Estate Law
  • James I. Warren III (2005) - Economic Development Law, Real Estate Law
  • Mark W. Bakker (2007) - Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Mediation
  • Sara Kanos (2018) - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Trademark Law
  • Sarah Sloan Batson (2020) - Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • B. Joel Stoudenmire (2008) - Trusts and Estates
Greensboro, NC
  • Christine L. Myatt (2010) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Eric H. Biesecker (2013) - Construction Law
  • Harper Heckman (2008) - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction
  • David A. Senter (2003) - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction
  • A. Scott Jackson (2011) - Corporate Law
  • M. Jay DeVaney (2001) - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Margaret Shea Burnham (2007) - Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • David S. Pokela (2013) - Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law
Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Edward M. Hughes (2011) - Real Estate Law
Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Elbert S. Dorn (2007) - Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Raleigh, NC
  • Lisa P. Sumner (2013) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • E. Eric Mills (2012) - Copyright Law
  • Kenneth W. Lewis (2014) - Corporate Law
  • R. Daniel Boyce (2007) - Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Ernest C. Pearson (2012) - Economic Development Law
  • Norman W. Shearin, Jr. (2011) - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Michelle L. Frazier (2021), Government Relations Practice
  • John I. Mabe, Jr. (2003) - Litigation - Construction
  • Tonya Bunn Powell (2019) - Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law

About Nexsen Pruet

Nexsen Pruet serves clients from nine offices across the Southeast. With more than 200 lawyers and professionals, the firm provides regional, full-service capabilities with international strengths.

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