Firm Profile

Nexsen Pruet, LLC


1230 Main Street, Suite 700
Columbia, SC 29201
United States
(803) 771.8900

Firm Details

Nexsen Pruet is a leading law firm in the Southeast, with deep roots in the Carolinas. The firm has more than 190 attorneys practicing in more than 30 areas.

Nexsen Pruet is a true Carolinas law firm, with offices in eight cities: Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Myrtle Beach, and Hilton Head, S.C., as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, N.C. As a full-service firm, Nexsen Pruet offers extensive capabilities to business clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. The firm’s areas of practice include health care, litigation, employment, real estate, intellectual property, eDiscovery, construction, corporate, finance, environmental, bankruptcy and tax law.

Nexsen Pruet has combined this broad background with years of practical skills to deliver further benefits to clients as well:
• Seamless service, which allows the firm to bring its full resources to every client in every location;
• Significant experience in trials and class actions; handling mergers and major transactions; and taking companies public on Wall Street; and
• Far-reaching additional capabilities, from securing patents and protecting inventions – the firm has a large intellectual property practice – to providing employee training for companies of all sizes.

The recognition of these skills, capabilities, and professionalism speaks for itself: Nexsen Pruet attorneys have served in Bar leadership positions at all levels, and 39 have been honored with listings in Best Lawyers in America.

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Copyright Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in North Carolina in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Securities Regulation with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Carolina in Trademark Law with 5 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Charleston in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbia in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbia in Financial Services Regulation Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Charleston in Labor Law - Management with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbia in Litigation - ERISA with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Greensboro in Litigation - Real Estate with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Greenville in Real Estate Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbia in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Columbia in Securities Regulation with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Greenville in Trademark Law with 3 lawyers


  • NC Super Lawyers (14 attorneys)
  • "Benchmark Appellate" "highly recommended" Fourth Circuit Litigation Firm in appellate law
  • Chambers USA "Leaders in Their Field" (16 attorneys & 6 practice areas)
  • Legal Marketing Association/SE "Your Honor Award"
  • Martindale Hubbell - AV Rated Firm
  • Business NC Legal Elite (7 attorneys)
  • SC Super Lawyers (27 attorneys)
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands SC (14 attorneys)
  • Greenville SC Business Magazine "Legal Elite" (5 attorneys)


Christy Myatt
Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
Val H. Stieglitz
Business Litigation
Harper Heckman
G. Marcus Knight
David E. Dubberly
Tommy Lavender
Matthew Roberts
Health Care
Corky Klett
Intellectual Property
Bob Coble
Public Policy & Governmental Affairs
Franklin Daniels
Real Estate
Fred L. Kingsmore, Jr.


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Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Economic Development Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Office Locations

United States

United States

North Carolina

North Carolina

Charlotte, NC

The Carillon Building, Suite 1550

227 West Trade Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

United States

(704) 339.0304

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Greensboro, NC

701 Green Valley Road, Suite 100

Greensboro, NC 27408

United States

(336) 373.1600

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Raleigh, NC

4141 Parklake Avenue, Suite 200

Raleigh, NC 27612

United States

(919) 755.1800

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South Carolina

South Carolina

Charleston, SC

205 King Street, Suite 400

Charleston, SC 29401

United States

(843) 577.9440

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Columbia, SC

1230 Main Street, Suite 700

Columbia, SC 29201

United States

(803) 771.8900

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Greenville, SC

55 East Camperdown Way, Suite 400

Greenville, SC 29601

United States

(864) 370.2211

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Hilton Head Island, SC

Main Street Office Campus, Suite 100-A

400 Main Street

Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

United States

(843) 689.6277

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Myrtle Beach, SC

1101 Johnson Avenue, Suite 300

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

United States

(843) 213.5400

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