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Legal Publication Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes
Nelson Mullins Attorneys, Practices

(May 31, 2016)–Legal directory publisher Chambers and Partners has recognized Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in its national category for the Firm's product liability and mass torts litigation. The publishers also single out five attorneys for their national practices:

  • Columbia partner David E. Dukes in product liability and mass tort
  • Columbia partner Steven A. McKelvey, Jr. in transportation: road (carriage/commercial)
  • Washington partner Dwight C. Smith, III  in financial services regulation: banking (compliance) as notable practitioners nationally in their practice areas.
  • Charleston partner Robert H. Brunson in product liability and mass tort (recognized practitioner)
  • Columbia partner James T. Irvin III in product liability and mass tort (recognized practitioner)

Overall, the organization ranked 31 Nelson Mullins attorneys in six states and the District of Columbia for their local legal practices. The organization also ranked five of the Firm's practices in Georgia and South Carolina. They are:

  • Corporate/M&A, Georgia
  • Litigation: General Commercial, South Carolina
  • Corporate/M&A, South Carolina
  • Corporate/M&A: Banking & Finance, South Carolina
  • Environment, South Carolina

Individuals recognized for their state practices are:

In the District of Columbia:

In Georgia:

In Massachusetts:

In North Carolina:

In South Carolina:

In Tennessee

In West Virginia:

According to the organization, rankings are based on interviews with law firms and clients and are released in Chambers USA 2016. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client, according to the publisher.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 500 attorneys and other professionals with offices in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. For more information on the Firm, go to

For additional information, contact Jan Easterling, Nelson Mullins Communications Coordinator, at 800.237.2000, ext. 9794.

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