August 5, 2013
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that attorney Neil Robinson has been elected Chair of the Clemson University Real Estate Foundation Board of Trustees. In addition, he has been elected Vice Chairman of the Clemson Land Stewardship Foundation Board of Directors.
The Foundations oversee the real estate assets of the University, including the development of the properties at CU-ICAR in Greenville and tracts of land throughout South Carolina and adjoining states.
The Clemson University Real Estate Foundation, Inc., (CUREF) is an independent, non-profit, tax-exempt public charity incorporated in South Carolina under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is also an affiliate of Clemson University and the Clemson University Foundation, but has its own independent board of directors and president.
The Clemson University Land Stewardship Foundation, Inc., (CULSF) seeks to support Clemson through the development and related activities associated with real property, and to support Clemson University’s economic development activities in communities throughout the state. In doing this, CULSF looks for ways in which to maximize the educational, research and economic development mission of the University.
Neil Robinson’s extensive practice experience includes complex real estate transactions; administrative law, including permitting, zoning and land sales registrations, development agreements; and industrial, commercial, mixed use, planned community, brownfields, and resort real estate development. Mr. Robinson is an advocate for improving the state of public education in South Carolina, and especially in the development of innovative educational facilities with private sector support. In 1996, he was a founder of the Charleston Education Network, an advocacy group of business leaders committed to promoting better education opportunities for all children. He currently serves as Chairman of the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee.
Nexsen Pruet, LLC is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 185 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, S.C. as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, N.C. Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues. For further information, see www.nexsenpruet.com.