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South Carolina pest control company faces lawsuit for alleged illegal firing of employee

By Marian Johns | Feb 12, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The federal government has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina against a South Carolina pest control and landscaping company that allegedly fired an office manager after denying her request for leave as an accommodation for her disability.

NELSON MULLINS: Publication Spotlights Nelson Mullins’ Tori Silas for Tech Practice

By Press release submission | Feb 12, 2019

Atlanta partner Tori Silas was featured by the Daily Report for the dynamic technology practice she plans to build after joining Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as a partner on Monday.

NELSON MULLINS: Nelson Mullins' Sally Caver Selected as LCLD Fellow

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Sally H. Caver, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Columbia office, has been selected as a 2019 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, which identifies, trains, and advances the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.

NELSON MULLINS: Nashville Partner James A. Haltom Named to Nashville Business Journal 40 Under 40 List

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

James Haltom, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Nashville office, has been named by the Nashville Business Journal as a 40 under 40 honoree.

NELSON MULLINS: Former In-house Cox Attorney Tori Silas Joins Nelson Mullins in Atlanta

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced today that Tori M. Silas has joined the Firm as a partner in the Atlanta office.

NELSON MULLINS: Nelson Mullins Managing Partner Jim Lehman Named to List of 50 Most Influential People in the Midlands

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP Managing Partner James K. Lehman has been named to Columbia Business Monthly list of the 50 Most Influential People in 2018.

NELSON MULLINS: Fifteen Nelson Mullins Attorneys Chosen for North Carolina 2019 ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Thomson Reuters, the publisher of Super Lawyers, has announced that 15 Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys were chosen by their peers as 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in nine practice areas.

NELSON MULLINS: Partner John Kuppens selected as FDCC Member

By Press release submission | Jan 22, 2019

John F. Kuppens, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Columbia office, was unanimously approved as a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.

NELSON MULLINS: SCDTAA Selects Jay Thompson for Board of Directors

By Press release submission | Jan 16, 2019

Jay Thompson, partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Columbia office, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association.

South Carolina seeks to join action against U.S. government's offshore drilling, seismic testing plans

By Marian Johns | Jan 14, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The state of South Carolina has filed a motion in federal court to join a lawsuit filed by 16 of the state's cities, towns and the Small Business Chamber of Commerce in an effort to block offshore drilling and seismic testing off the South Carolina coast.

Conn. judge rejects opioid claims, says allowing them would lead to 'junk justice'

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 14, 2019

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - A Connecticut judge has dismissed lawsuits by four cities against the opioid industry, saying there is no logical way for the plaintiffs to calculate damages or distribute any money they might win in the litigation.

NELSON MULLINS: Higher Education Attorney Daniel Cohen joins Nelson Mullins in Atlanta

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 9, 2019

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough announced today that Dan Cohen has joined the Firm as a partner in the Atlanta office.

Attorneys general coalition seeks to block seismic testing for oil, gas

By Marian Johns | Dec 24, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. — A coalition of attorneys general has intervened in a case before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, which is attempting to block the federal government from permitting seismic testing.

NELSON MULLINS: Six Nelson Mullins Attorneys Selected for 2019 Maryland 'Super Lawyers' List

By Press release submission | Dec 20, 2018

Six Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys were selected to the 2019 list of Maryland "Super Lawyers."

Consumer alleges Tylenol Extra Strength Rapid Release Gels don't provide faster relief

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 19, 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Moreno Valley, California, man has filed a class action lawsuit against the maker of Tylenol alleging that the company misleads consumers about the effectiveness of its rapid-release acetaminophen.

3 South Carolina restaurants to pay back wages to settle alleged overtime violation

By Marian Johns | Dec 14, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina has ordered three South Carolina restaurants to pay 68 employees back wages and damages to settle claims by the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping violations.

NELSON MULLINS: Experienced Energy Transactions Attorney Greg Brown Joins Nelson Mullins in Denver

By Press release submission | Dec 12, 2018

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced today that Gregory S. Brown has joined the firm as a partner in its Denver office.

NELSON MULLINS: Practice Group Leader John Martin Named Co-Chair of Symposium

By Press release submission | Dec 12, 2018

Partner and Electronic Discovery and Information Management Practice Group Leader John Martin was invited to co-chair the 5th Annual Electronic Discovery Institute Judicial Training Symposium to be held in 2019.

NELSON MULLINS: Four Nelson Mullins Attorneys Chosen for Georgia Trend’s 2018 ‘Legal Elite’

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

Georgia Trend has recognized four Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys in its "2018 Legal Elite.

From Pennsylvania Record

Pennsylvania opioid litigation in chaos as plaintiff lawyers fight over control

By Daniel Fisher | Nov 26, 2018

MEDIA – Opioid litigation in Pennsylvania appears to be in chaos as a prominent law firm has withdrawn from a leadership position on the plaintiff side and unions and the county surrounding the city of Allentown fight efforts to consolidate all lawsuits in a single court.

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