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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

  • Designation: Columbia, S.C.
  • Head Count: 500
  • Gross Revenues: $298,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $595,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $690,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is a Columbia-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has 500 attorneys and is the 84th largest firm in the United States.  With $298,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 111th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in DC, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, NC, SC, TN and WV.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 111 7 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 90 10 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 87 -25 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 175 -2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

After Hours: Photos that Spotlight Lawyers' Lives Outside Their Offices

: Daily Report : February 11, 2016

Check out our gallery of photos from recent events for legal professionals.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Polsinelli Posts Across-the-Board Gains

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2016

The growing firm saw healthy increases last year in profits and revenue.

E-Discovery Unit Thrives in Washington Under Winston & Strawn

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 02, 2016

Winston & Strawn's John Rosenthal has been in the e-discovery business almost since before there was a business. Previously a partner at Howrey, he worked with the now defunct firm to start a similar business to the one he took to Winston in 2008. The firm's e-discovery center, staffed by career associates and other in-house workers, took on almost 90 percent of the e-discovery and data work for its clients.

Holland & Knight Hires in Connecticut, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2016

The latest Dickstein Shapiro defectors are hired by Holland & Knight; Jones Day adds an IP trio; Kirkland & Ellis recruits a senior SEC official; Latham & Watkins lands a high-profile lateral in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100, Irish Firms Team for Industrial Inversion

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2016

Wachtell, Simpson Thacher, Shearman & Sterling and Cleary Gottlieb are advising on a $20 billion corporate tax inversion deal between Johnson Controls and Tyco International; and a look at the other big firms behind the latest round of billion-dollar deals.

Nelson Mullins Adds to Real Estate Practice

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 26, 2016

Nelson Mullins is continuing to build its Atlanta real estate practice, adding six lawyers from other firms—mostly real estate finance practitioners, with some who practice traditional "dirt law."

Parker Poe Launches Atlanta Office With Pharma Litigators; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 19, 2016

Charlotte-based Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein has opened a four-lawyer Atlanta office, its first outside of the Carolinas.

SEC Targets Nelson Mullins Partner in Alleged Pay-to-Play Scheme

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2016

Top Nelson Mullins government relations partner Robert Crowe quickly denied being part of an illegal scheme by State Street Corp. to win pension-servicing contracts in Ohio.

Former Big Law Partner Charged for Airplane Assault

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : January 08, 2016

A one-time partner at a national law firm is facing a federal misdemeanor charge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania over an allegation that she assaulted another person during a flight that was forced to divert to Philadelphia.

9 Firms Announce New Atlanta Partners

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 06, 2016

Here are the latest announcements of Atlanta lawyers who have made partner at their firms. All new partner promotions are effective Jan. 1.

FedEx Shooting Lawsuit Leaps to Third Venue

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : December 21, 2015

A lawsuit over a shooting at a Federal Express operation in Kennesaw has bounced to its third venue, with added defendants.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

In-House Lawyers Not as Ready as They Should Be for Social Media Crisis: Survey

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : November 19, 2015

The Weber Shandwick survey found 47 percent of legal departments did not spend any time preparing for a social media crisis.

Employment Litigator Switches to the Plaintiffs Side

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 10, 2015

Employment litigator Tom Mew IV has switched from the defense side to the plaintiffs side, leaving Rogers & Hardin after 14 years for litigation boutique Buckley Beal.

New SEC Rules Work the Crowd for Funds

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : November 05, 2015

The commissioners at the SEC voted to finalize rules which will make it easier for companies and startups to access capital from investors who might not have otherwise been included.

Polsinelli Picks Up Health Care Team of 7 From Kilpatrick Townsend

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 27, 2015

Polsinelli has landed a seven-lawyer health care team from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, led by Sidney Welch and Lynn Scott.

Wiley Rein Adds New Recruits, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2015

Six months after a firmwide cull, Wiley Rein is hiring again; Covington & Burling brings back a partner from GE; Day Pitney expands into Florida; Ropes & Gray raids Fried Frank; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Beer Battle, Asset Swap Quench Firms' Transactional Thirst

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 08, 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sidled up with Sullivan & Cromwell in its ongoing effort to merge with alcoholic beverage industry rival SABMiller.

What is Your Company's Social Media State of Readiness?

John D. Martin, Renee S. Dankner and Ashley Garry : Legaltech News : September 28, 2015

Setting business rules and providing clear guidance regarding social media activity can help best position the organization to operate successfully.

Covington Bolsters New LA Office, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 27, 2015

The co-head of a Los Angeles-based litigation boutique decamped for Covington & Burling, which opened in the city earlier this year; comings-and-goings at Ballard Spahr and White & Case; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Partner Movement Balances Out at Ballard Spahr

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 22, 2015

Ballard Spahr's Atlanta office has gained one lateral partner and lost another. Steve Park, who handles corporate securities and financing matters, joined the firm from Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough while Ethan Cohen, a business litigator, has decamped for Holland & Knight.

Fee Tracker: Space, Securities, Shale and Stadia

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 19, 2015

A look at the Am Law 100 firms fueling up with clients competing in the new space race; Quinn Emanuel and Kasowitz Benson's FHFA fee windfall; the legal fees of the Marcellus Shale Coalition; and Sutherland Asbill's bills backing a new stadium for the Atlanta Braves.

IP Shops See Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 15, 2015

Finnegan Henderson and Kenyon & Kenyon, two top IP-focused firms, see partners peel away on both coasts; Gibson Dunn grows in London; Morgan Lewis adds an Islamic finance expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

ABA Seeks En Banc Review of 'Docs Vs. Glocks'

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : September 14, 2015

The American Bar Association is urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to review a panel decision concerning the 2011 law nicknamed "Docs vs. Glocks" that penalizes doctors who discuss firearm safety with patients.

Baker & Hostetler Bags Dewey Defector, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2015

The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf bankrupted Geoffrey Coll, but the securities litigator has found a new home at Baker & Hostetler; Greenberg Traurig brings on Ted Kennedy's widow; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lawyers Expect FTC to Use New Power to Police Cybersecurity

P.J. D'Annunzio : Delaware Law Weekly : September 09, 2015

In the wake of a federal appeals court's decision giving the Federal Trade Commission authority to come down on companies with inadequate cybersecurity, legal observers said the lack of clear regulation and the FTC's newfound power will mean a surge in lawsuits.

FTC Ruling Will Lead to More Cybersecurity Suits, Lawyers Say

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : September 08, 2015

In the wake of a federal appeals court's decision giving the Federal Trade Commission authority to come down on companies with inadequate cybersecurity, legal observers said the lack of clear regulation and the FTC's newfound power will mean a surge in lawsuits.

Littler Picks Up Employment Litigator From Paul Hastings

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 01, 2015

Employment litigator Leslie Dent has left Paul Hastings for Littler. Dent, who chaired Paul Hastings' Atlanta employment law practice for a decade, had been at the firm since 1983, after earning a law degree from Northwestern University. She joined Littler as a shareholder.

Appeals Court Upholds FTC's Cybersecurity Oversight

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : August 26, 2015

The Wyndham hotel chain lost in its bid to curtail the federal agency's supervisory powers on customer data.

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  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough Llp

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  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough L is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

After Hours: Photos that Spotlight Lawyers' Lives Outside Their Offices

: Daily Report : February 11, 2016

Check out our gallery of photos from recent events for legal professionals.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Polsinelli Posts Across-the-Board Gains

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2016

The growing firm saw healthy increases last year in profits and revenue.

E-Discovery Unit Thrives in Washington Under Winston & Strawn

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 02, 2016

Winston & Strawn's John Rosenthal has been in the e-discovery business almost since before there was a business. Previously a partner at Howrey, he worked with the now defunct firm to start a similar business to the one he took to Winston in 2008. The firm's e-discovery center, staffed by career associates and other in-house workers, took on almost 90 percent of the e-discovery and data work for its clients.

Holland & Knight Hires in Connecticut, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2016

The latest Dickstein Shapiro defectors are hired by Holland & Knight; Jones Day adds an IP trio; Kirkland & Ellis recruits a senior SEC official; Latham & Watkins lands a high-profile lateral in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100, Irish Firms Team for Industrial Inversion

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2016

Wachtell, Simpson Thacher, Shearman & Sterling and Cleary Gottlieb are advising on a $20 billion corporate tax inversion deal between Johnson Controls and Tyco International; and a look at the other big firms behind the latest round of billion-dollar deals.

Nelson Mullins Adds to Real Estate Practice

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 26, 2016

Nelson Mullins is continuing to build its Atlanta real estate practice, adding six lawyers from other firms—mostly real estate finance practitioners, with some who practice traditional "dirt law."

Parker Poe Launches Atlanta Office With Pharma Litigators; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 19, 2016

Charlotte-based Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein has opened a four-lawyer Atlanta office, its first outside of the Carolinas.

SEC Targets Nelson Mullins Partner in Alleged Pay-to-Play Scheme

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2016

Top Nelson Mullins government relations partner Robert Crowe quickly denied being part of an illegal scheme by State Street Corp. to win pension-servicing contracts in Ohio.

Former Big Law Partner Charged for Airplane Assault

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : January 08, 2016

A one-time partner at a national law firm is facing a federal misdemeanor charge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania over an allegation that she assaulted another person during a flight that was forced to divert to Philadelphia.

9 Firms Announce New Atlanta Partners

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 06, 2016

Here are the latest announcements of Atlanta lawyers who have made partner at their firms. All new partner promotions are effective Jan. 1.

FedEx Shooting Lawsuit Leaps to Third Venue

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : December 21, 2015

A lawsuit over a shooting at a Federal Express operation in Kennesaw has bounced to its third venue, with added defendants.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

In-House Lawyers Not as Ready as They Should Be for Social Media Crisis: Survey

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : November 19, 2015

The Weber Shandwick survey found 47 percent of legal departments did not spend any time preparing for a social media crisis.

Employment Litigator Switches to the Plaintiffs Side

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 10, 2015

Employment litigator Tom Mew IV has switched from the defense side to the plaintiffs side, leaving Rogers & Hardin after 14 years for litigation boutique Buckley Beal.

New SEC Rules Work the Crowd for Funds

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : November 05, 2015

The commissioners at the SEC voted to finalize rules which will make it easier for companies and startups to access capital from investors who might not have otherwise been included.

Polsinelli Picks Up Health Care Team of 7 From Kilpatrick Townsend

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 27, 2015

Polsinelli has landed a seven-lawyer health care team from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, led by Sidney Welch and Lynn Scott.

Wiley Rein Adds New Recruits, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2015

Six months after a firmwide cull, Wiley Rein is hiring again; Covington & Burling brings back a partner from GE; Day Pitney expands into Florida; Ropes & Gray raids Fried Frank; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Beer Battle, Asset Swap Quench Firms' Transactional Thirst

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 08, 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sidled up with Sullivan & Cromwell in its ongoing effort to merge with alcoholic beverage industry rival SABMiller.

What is Your Company's Social Media State of Readiness?

John D. Martin, Renee S. Dankner and Ashley Garry : Legaltech News : September 28, 2015

Setting business rules and providing clear guidance regarding social media activity can help best position the organization to operate successfully.

Covington Bolsters New LA Office, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 27, 2015

The co-head of a Los Angeles-based litigation boutique decamped for Covington & Burling, which opened in the city earlier this year; comings-and-goings at Ballard Spahr and White & Case; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Partner Movement Balances Out at Ballard Spahr

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 22, 2015

Ballard Spahr's Atlanta office has gained one lateral partner and lost another. Steve Park, who handles corporate securities and financing matters, joined the firm from Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough while Ethan Cohen, a business litigator, has decamped for Holland & Knight.

Fee Tracker: Space, Securities, Shale and Stadia

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 19, 2015

A look at the Am Law 100 firms fueling up with clients competing in the new space race; Quinn Emanuel and Kasowitz Benson's FHFA fee windfall; the legal fees of the Marcellus Shale Coalition; and Sutherland Asbill's bills backing a new stadium for the Atlanta Braves.

IP Shops See Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 15, 2015

Finnegan Henderson and Kenyon & Kenyon, two top IP-focused firms, see partners peel away on both coasts; Gibson Dunn grows in London; Morgan Lewis adds an Islamic finance expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

ABA Seeks En Banc Review of 'Docs Vs. Glocks'

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : September 14, 2015

The American Bar Association is urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to review a panel decision concerning the 2011 law nicknamed "Docs vs. Glocks" that penalizes doctors who discuss firearm safety with patients.

Baker & Hostetler Bags Dewey Defector, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2015

The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf bankrupted Geoffrey Coll, but the securities litigator has found a new home at Baker & Hostetler; Greenberg Traurig brings on Ted Kennedy's widow; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lawyers Expect FTC to Use New Power to Police Cybersecurity

P.J. D'Annunzio : Delaware Law Weekly : September 09, 2015

In the wake of a federal appeals court's decision giving the Federal Trade Commission authority to come down on companies with inadequate cybersecurity, legal observers said the lack of clear regulation and the FTC's newfound power will mean a surge in lawsuits.

FTC Ruling Will Lead to More Cybersecurity Suits, Lawyers Say

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : September 08, 2015

In the wake of a federal appeals court's decision giving the Federal Trade Commission authority to come down on companies with inadequate cybersecurity, legal observers said the lack of clear regulation and the FTC's newfound power will mean a surge in lawsuits.

Littler Picks Up Employment Litigator From Paul Hastings

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 01, 2015

Employment litigator Leslie Dent has left Paul Hastings for Littler. Dent, who chaired Paul Hastings' Atlanta employment law practice for a decade, had been at the firm since 1983, after earning a law degree from Northwestern University. She joined Littler as a shareholder.

Appeals Court Upholds FTC's Cybersecurity Oversight

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : August 26, 2015

The Wyndham hotel chain lost in its bid to curtail the federal agency's supervisory powers on customer data.