Val Stieglitz is the coordinator of the Litigation group at Nexsen Pruet, LLC. He is a 1984 graduate of the University of South Carolina Law School. Val is active in the International Association of Defense Counsel, where he is past-Chair of both the Intellectual Property Litigation and Business Litigation Committees, and is the current Chair of the Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of LAWorld, an international legal network. Val has a wide-ranging practice that includes commercial/business disputes, business torts, unfair trade practices, IP, and product liability. he also represents foreign companies in litigation and and risk-management matters in the U.S. he coordinates his Firm's activities with respect to China, which includes IP prosecution, immigration, general business and litigation engagements. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association's International Law Committee. Val is a frequent speaker and presenter on a business and commercial litigation topics.