Edward G. Kluiters

Edward G. Kluiters


Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Recognized since 2010

Columbia, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Economic Development Law

Project Finance Law

Public Finance Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Economic Development Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Economic Development Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Public Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Economic Development Law
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Edward Kluiters is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office where his practice focuses primarily on assisting U.S. and foreign-owned businesses with locating, expanding, and operating in the U.S. Since the early 1990s, he has worked closely with state and local development authorities and governments in advising businesses and industries on various economic incentives, site acquisition, and financing, and addressing business, contract, and other issues as they arise. He co-chairs the Firm's Economic Development Program group. Mr. Kluiters also regularly represents lenders and borrowers in financing transactions and real estate matters.

Mr. Kluiters has represented foreign clients including companies from Canada, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Korea.

Location

  • Meridian, 17th Floor
    1320 Main Street
    Columbia, SC 29201

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • Flemish
  • German

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, North Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina, South Carolina Bar

Affiliations

  • Committee of 100 - Board Member (2014-2017)
  • I-77 Alliance - Board Member
  • North Carolina State Bar - Member
  • South Carolina Bar - International Law Committee
  • South Carolina Economic Developers Association - Member (Board member 2010-2012)
  • Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce - Southeastern United States - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Economic Development Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Public Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Economic Development Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Economic Development Law, Columbia, SC (2023)
  • Public Finance Law, Columbia, SC (2022)
  • Economic Development Law, Columbia, SC (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Economic Development Law

Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America® in Economic Development Law (2012-2018), Project Finance Law (2010-2018), and Public Finance Law (2011-2018)2017 Economic Development Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbia
  • Columbia Business Monthly “Legal Elite of the Midlands” in International Law (2016, 2017), Commercial Real Estate Law (2017)
  • South Carolina Economic Development Ambassador of the Year by Lancaster County (2012)

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