Jeffrey S. Tibbals - Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Jeffrey S. Tibbals

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2017

Clients turn to Jeff Tibbals for strategic solutions to high-stakes, high-profile real estate problems. With a deft and practical approach, Jeff has navigated complex real property issues in politically sensitive matters garnering public attention. Recent examples include Jeff’s lead role in:

•  a workout for the Angel Oak project, which resulted in a sale to a conservation group;
•  a successful litigation strategy to protect a first priority position for more than $20mm in secured debt covering the Magnolia project; and
•  the publicized enforcement of vested rights for a large multi-family development.

Jeff also handles condemnation and eminent domain for landowner clients, which include large publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trusts, outdoor advertising companies, and other investment owners of real property. In addition, Jeff routinely represents homebuilders and contractors in construction litigation matters, including mechanic’s liens and alleged construction defects. Jeff has significant class action experience, particularly in matters involving real estate, and has served as plaintiffs’ counsel in the successful certification of a class (upheld by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals) and has also defeated certification on behalf of defendants. Complex commercial contract and tort disputes, including commercial and business litigation, are also within Jeff’s areas of practice.

Additional Information

Court Admissions — U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • Washington and Lee UniversityBA 1995Tulane UniversityJ.D. 1999
    Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders InitiativeNexsen Pruet, LLC Pro Bono Committee American Bar Foundation

    Office Location

    205 King Street, Suite 400
    Charleston, SC 29401
    United States


    Practice Areas

    Commercial Litigation