Neil E. Grayson

T: 864.373.2235
M: 864.421.4635
Poinsett Plaza, Suite 900
104 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
280 Park Avenue
15th Floor West
New York, NY 10017

Neil Grayson, a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and the head of the Firm's Financial Institutions Practice Group, has a corporate practice focused primarily on the financial institutions and mobile payments industries. Mr. Grayson advises clients on matters related to corporate governance, enforcement actions and other bank regulatory matters, recapitalizations, private equity, securities offerings and reporting requirements, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, and related corporate and regulatory matters. Mr. Grayson has experience in corporate governance matters, securities compliance for public companies, and representation of emerging growth companies and private equity funds. 


  • Handled more than 50 public offerings and hundreds of private placements of securities while with Nelson Mullins
  • Handled more than 30 new bank formations and more than 50 mergers or other acquisitions
  • Has worked with banks and bank holding companies throughout the Southeast 

Speaking Engagements

  • Speed Bumps, Road Blocks, and Detours: An Inside Perspective of a Potential Bank Merger
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good Banks – How to Prepare for Corporate Crisis
  • Anatomy of Bank Recapitalization