72 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers in America® List

08.18.2022
Firm News  |  Best Lawyers

Seventy-two Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the 2023 Best Lawyers in America®  list, while 10 have been highlighted as "Lawyer of the Year" in their respective categories. Thirteen lawyers were named as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®.

Lawyers of the Year 

Charleston-SC 

Mary D. Shahid
Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental

Columbia-SC

Alan M. Lipsitz
Financial Services Regulation Law

Jones DuBose, Jr.
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Securities Regulation

Robert D. Coble
Administrative / Regulatory Law

Suzanne G. Grigg
Mortgage Banking
Foreclosure Law

Val H. Stieglitz
Mediation

Greenville, SC

James K. Price
Corporate Law 

William W. Wilkins
Appellate Practice
Bet-the-Company Litigation

Triad

Harper Heckman
Construction Law
Litigation - Construction

David S. Pokela
Litigation
Real Estate

Best Lawyers in America®

Bluffton, SC

Edward M. Hughes
Real Estate Law

Charleston, SC

Cherie W. Blackburn
Copyright Law
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Trademark Law

Paul A. Dominick
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

David Hawkins
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Law

Julie O. Medich
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Neil C. Robinson, Jr.
Real Estate Law

Mary D. Shahid
Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental
Water Law

Bruce Wallace
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Insurance

Charlotte, NC

Stephen L. Cordell
Public Finance Law 

Lex M. Erwin
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Construction

Robert H. Hull, Jr.
Real Estate Law

Joseph D. McCullough
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Land Use and Zoning Law

Joseph W. Moss, Jr.
Commercial Litigation

James C. Smith
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Litigation - Securities

Columbia, SC

Ralph W. Barbier
Health Care Law

David Black
Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Jeanne M. Born
Health Care Law

Michael T. Brittingham
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Litigation - ERISA

Robert D. Coble
Administrative / Regulatory Law

David E. Dubberly
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Jones DuBose, Jr.
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation

Victoria L. Eslinger
Employment Law - Management
Family Law
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Amy Harmon Geddes
Insurance Law

Suzanne G. Grigg
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

Joan W. Hartley
Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental

Julian Hennig III
Corporate Law
Litigation - Securities
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation

Fred L. Kingsmore, Jr.
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Marcus Knight
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation

Thomas Lavender, Jr.
Environmental Law

Alan M. Lipsitz
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Public Finance Law

James G, Long III
Commercial Litigation
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

William Leighton Lord III
Real Estate Law 

Angus H. Macaulay, Jr.
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Burnet R. Maybank III
Tax Law

Susan P. McWilliams
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Julio E. Mendoza, Jr.
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Edward G. Menzie
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation

Nikole Setzler Mergo
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Rick Reames
Corporate Law
Tax Law

Matthew B. Roberts
Health Care Law

Sara S. Rogers
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice

Todd A. Serbin
Patent Law

John A. Sowards
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law

Val H. Stieglitz
Commercial Litigation
Mediation 

Marguerite S. Willis
Commercial Litigation

Greensboro, NC

Eric H. Biesecker
Construction Law

Margaret Shea Burnham
Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law

Jay DeVaney
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law

Harper Heckman
Construction Law
Litigation - Construction

Scott Jackson
Corporate Law

David S. Pokela
Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law

David A. Senter
Construction Law
Litigation - Construction

Greenville, SC

Mark W. Bakker
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Mediation

Grant Close III
Litigation - Labor and Employment

David W. Gossett
Banking and Finance Law
Real Estate Law 

John B. Hardaway
Copyright Law
Patent Law
Trademark Law

Sara Kanos
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Trademark Law

Andrew Mathias
Commercial Litigation

James K. Price
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Sarah Sloan Batson
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Joel Stoudenmire
Trusts and Estates

James I. Warren III
Economic Development Law
Real Estate Law

William W. Wilkins
Appellate Practice
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Myrtle Beach, SC

Elbert S. Dorn
Commercial Litigation
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Raleigh, NC

Daniel Boyce
Criminal Defense: General Practice
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Michelle L. Frazier
Government Relations Practice 

Kenneth W. Lewis
Corporate Law

John I. Mabe, Jr.
Construction Law
Litigation - Construction

Eric Mills
Copyright Law
Patent Law

Ernest C. Pearson
Economic Development Law

Tonya Bunn Powell
Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law

Lisa P. Sumner
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch® 

Charleston, SC

Justin Hoyle
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Charlotte, NC

Yolanda D. Brisco
Corporate Law
Nonprofit / Charities Law

Seth Hudson
Litigation - Intellectual Property

Columbia, SC

Kyle A. Brannon
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

John Bruton
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law

Brittany N. Clark
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Chandler Martin
Health Care Law

Mary Massalon
Real Estate Law

Michael S. Traynham
Litigation - Environmental

Greensboro, NC

Brett M. Becker
Construction Law
Litigation - Construction

Ashleigh Greene
Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Erin Cowan Mosley
Real Estate Law

Raleigh, NC

Jonathan Massell
Construction Law


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