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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

  • Designation: Columbia, S.C.
  • Head Count: 466
  • Gross Revenues: $270,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $580,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $630,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is a Columbia-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has 466 attorneys and is the 90th largest firm in the United States.  With $270,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 118th on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 200 118 -3 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

Who in Big Law Cut Checks for the Midterms?

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014

The NLJ looks at how the legal industry supports certain interests and people, and where lobbying horsepower could focus in the coming years. In this report, we've highlighted midterm election contributions to three powerful members of Congress.

Mesh Defendant Seeks Expert's Disqualification

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014

C.R. Bard Inc., a manufacturer of transvaginal mesh facing close to 10,000 cases in federal court, has moved to disqualify one of the plaintiffs' experts.

'Pendulum Swing' Pushes Insurance Defense Lawyer to Other Side

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 21, 2014

After 19 years practicing insurance defense law, Matthew Hilt has switched to the plaintiffs' side and joined Morgan & Morgan.

Emory Deputy GC Recounts Legal Issues in Treating Ebola Patients

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : October 15, 2014

A top lawyer at Emory University said Tuesday that even with a decade of planning, the school's health care system had to deal with unexpected issues—including legal matters—as its campus hospital began treating Americans who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa.

After Hours: Spotlights Lawyers' Lives Outside Their Offices

: Daily Report : October 15, 2014

Check out our gallery of photos from four recent events for legal professionals. Represented are GreenLaw's Environmental Heroes awards, a Fulton County Veterans Court recognition, an Atlanta Trend Leadership luncheon event and the Multi-Bar Leadership Council's Diversity Award presentation.

Annual Program Honors Legal Heroes

Mary Smith Judd : Daily Report : October 06, 2014

Some may say that recognizing—at a single luncheon—the best volunteer work and programs coming out of Atlanta's three largest pro bono legal service organizations is pure genius.

Clayton School Strip Search Found Unconstitutional

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : October 03, 2014

A federal judge in Atlanta has decided that a Clayton County assistant principal's own words were enough to conclude that his strip search of a 12-year-old boy in front of his classmates violated the child's constitutional rights.

Game Change: The ABA and Self-Help Legal Shops Seek Common Ground

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : October 01, 2014

The American Bar Association turns to an unexpected player to help consumers get affordable legal services and lawyers get business.

Am Law 100 Firms Toast Beer, Aluminum Deals in Russia

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 25, 2014

Despite worries over Western sanctions, a trio of Am Law 100 firms sidled up for the $700 million sale of Pabst Brewing Co. to Russia's Oasis Beverages, while Russian veteran Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised aluminum giant United Company Rusal on its recent $5.15 billion debt restructuring.

On the Move: Greenberg Starts Atlanta Real Estate Practice

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 16, 2014

Greenberg Traurig has recruited real estate partner Christina Rogers from McKenna Long & Aldridge to build a real estate practice for its Atlanta office. Rogers joined Greenberg as a shareholder on Sept. 8.

Alston & Bird Office Revamp Earns LEED Gold Certification

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 15, 2014

Eco-friendly approach to major office renovation is rewarded with the rare certification of an office buildout for an Atlanta law firm

Sidley Snags Cam Kerry, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 13, 2014

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, a former general counsel and acting secretary at the U.S. Commerce Department and younger brother of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, as senior counsel in Boston and Washington, D.C. The Am Law Daily looks at Kerry's hire and more in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

ABA Picks In-house Counsel to Head Key Commission

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 27, 2014

The American Bar Association wants in-house counsel to play an important role in the group's future.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

ABA to Consider Cybersecurity Policy

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : July 28, 2014

The American Bar Association will consider a policy on cybersecurity at its annual meeting next month in Boston.

On the Move: Esquire Deposition Captures Stadler As Its New GC

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 22, 2014

Avi Stadler has traded a position as a big-firm litigator to become the general counsel for Esquire Deposition Solutions, a national court-reporting company based in Atlanta.

Cost-shifting in E-discovery: Options and Opportunities

John D. Martin, Renee S. Dankner and Jarrett Coco : Corporate Counsel : July 16, 2014

In today's ESI-laden litigation environment, cost-shifting is an important way for a party to mitigate discovery expenses.

The Churn: Baker and Quinn Expand, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 15, 2014

Baker & McKenzie heads to Brisbane, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan takes its litigation prowess to Houston and a trio of partners leave Kirkland & Ellis in our latest look at notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Whirlpool Settles Arkansas Contamination Claims

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : July 09, 2014

Arkansas property owners in an area contaminated with a cancer-causing chemical degreaser have reached a tentative $2.9 million settlement in a proposed class action targeting Whirlpool Corp., which operated a factory there for 45 years, according to federal court documents.

On the State Level, Suits Focus on Prison Conditions

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : June 30, 2014

Am Law 200 firms take the lead in cases in Arizona, California and South Carolina.

The Churn: Paul Weiss, Squire Patton Make New Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2014

A big week for lateral moves saw Paul Weiss pluck a prominent prosecutor, the newly minted Squire Patton Boggs make another key addition and a rare departure from Wachtell Lipton. The Am Law Daily has the lowdown on the latest comings-and-goings from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Slideshow: Afterhours: Three Groups Host Special Events for Atlanta Lawyers

: Daily Report : June 17, 2014

See photos from three recent events: Holland & Knight invites guests to the St. Regis Atlanta hotel to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its office in Atlanta; Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy hosts an Auburn University networking event; and Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough holds a family day event at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

Stay Sought in Class Actions Alleging Shapewear Fraud

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : June 11, 2014

Maidenform Brands LLC and another maker of women's shapewear who claim their undergarments employ fabric infused with caffeine and assorted nutrients to destroy fat asked on June 5 for a stay of several proposed class actions pending hearings on their motions to consolidate the cases.

On the Move: Former Nurse Leaves K&S to Launch Litigation Consultancy

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 11, 2014

Dawn Jones has left King & Spalding to launch a consultancy that uses her background in nursing and litigation to assist other lawyers, from assessing cases through taking them to trial.

The Churn: Edwards Wildman, Polsinelli Bulk Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 06, 2014

Edwards Wildman Palmer and Polsinelli poach toxic tort team on opposite coasts, the newly combined Squire Patton Boggs makes its first lateral hire, Foley & Lardner gets a new COO and more lateral moves from across The Am Law 200.

From Both Sides Now

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2014

Companies worry about the safety of data in the cloud.

Meet the GC: Shyam K. Reddy of Euramax International

Mary Welch : Daily Report : May 28, 2014

Shyam K. Reddy is the chief administrative officer, general counsel and corporate secretary of Euramax International Inc.,

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 26, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
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  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough Llp

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

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

Who in Big Law Cut Checks for the Midterms?

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014

The NLJ looks at how the legal industry supports certain interests and people, and where lobbying horsepower could focus in the coming years. In this report, we've highlighted midterm election contributions to three powerful members of Congress.

Mesh Defendant Seeks Expert's Disqualification

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014

C.R. Bard Inc., a manufacturer of transvaginal mesh facing close to 10,000 cases in federal court, has moved to disqualify one of the plaintiffs' experts.

'Pendulum Swing' Pushes Insurance Defense Lawyer to Other Side

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 21, 2014

After 19 years practicing insurance defense law, Matthew Hilt has switched to the plaintiffs' side and joined Morgan & Morgan.

Emory Deputy GC Recounts Legal Issues in Treating Ebola Patients

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : October 15, 2014

A top lawyer at Emory University said Tuesday that even with a decade of planning, the school's health care system had to deal with unexpected issues—including legal matters—as its campus hospital began treating Americans who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa.

After Hours: Spotlights Lawyers' Lives Outside Their Offices

: Daily Report : October 15, 2014

Check out our gallery of photos from four recent events for legal professionals. Represented are GreenLaw's Environmental Heroes awards, a Fulton County Veterans Court recognition, an Atlanta Trend Leadership luncheon event and the Multi-Bar Leadership Council's Diversity Award presentation.

Annual Program Honors Legal Heroes

Mary Smith Judd : Daily Report : October 06, 2014

Some may say that recognizing—at a single luncheon—the best volunteer work and programs coming out of Atlanta's three largest pro bono legal service organizations is pure genius.

Clayton School Strip Search Found Unconstitutional

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : October 03, 2014

A federal judge in Atlanta has decided that a Clayton County assistant principal's own words were enough to conclude that his strip search of a 12-year-old boy in front of his classmates violated the child's constitutional rights.

Game Change: The ABA and Self-Help Legal Shops Seek Common Ground

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : October 01, 2014

The American Bar Association turns to an unexpected player to help consumers get affordable legal services and lawyers get business.

Am Law 100 Firms Toast Beer, Aluminum Deals in Russia

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 25, 2014

Despite worries over Western sanctions, a trio of Am Law 100 firms sidled up for the $700 million sale of Pabst Brewing Co. to Russia's Oasis Beverages, while Russian veteran Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised aluminum giant United Company Rusal on its recent $5.15 billion debt restructuring.

On the Move: Greenberg Starts Atlanta Real Estate Practice

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 16, 2014

Greenberg Traurig has recruited real estate partner Christina Rogers from McKenna Long & Aldridge to build a real estate practice for its Atlanta office. Rogers joined Greenberg as a shareholder on Sept. 8.

Alston & Bird Office Revamp Earns LEED Gold Certification

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 15, 2014

Eco-friendly approach to major office renovation is rewarded with the rare certification of an office buildout for an Atlanta law firm

Sidley Snags Cam Kerry, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 13, 2014

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, a former general counsel and acting secretary at the U.S. Commerce Department and younger brother of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, as senior counsel in Boston and Washington, D.C. The Am Law Daily looks at Kerry's hire and more in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

ABA Picks In-house Counsel to Head Key Commission

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 27, 2014

The American Bar Association wants in-house counsel to play an important role in the group's future.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

ABA to Consider Cybersecurity Policy

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : July 28, 2014

The American Bar Association will consider a policy on cybersecurity at its annual meeting next month in Boston.

On the Move: Esquire Deposition Captures Stadler As Its New GC

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 22, 2014

Avi Stadler has traded a position as a big-firm litigator to become the general counsel for Esquire Deposition Solutions, a national court-reporting company based in Atlanta.

Cost-shifting in E-discovery: Options and Opportunities

John D. Martin, Renee S. Dankner and Jarrett Coco : Corporate Counsel : July 16, 2014

In today's ESI-laden litigation environment, cost-shifting is an important way for a party to mitigate discovery expenses.

The Churn: Baker and Quinn Expand, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 15, 2014

Baker & McKenzie heads to Brisbane, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan takes its litigation prowess to Houston and a trio of partners leave Kirkland & Ellis in our latest look at notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Whirlpool Settles Arkansas Contamination Claims

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : July 09, 2014

Arkansas property owners in an area contaminated with a cancer-causing chemical degreaser have reached a tentative $2.9 million settlement in a proposed class action targeting Whirlpool Corp., which operated a factory there for 45 years, according to federal court documents.

On the State Level, Suits Focus on Prison Conditions

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : June 30, 2014

Am Law 200 firms take the lead in cases in Arizona, California and South Carolina.

The Churn: Paul Weiss, Squire Patton Make New Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2014

A big week for lateral moves saw Paul Weiss pluck a prominent prosecutor, the newly minted Squire Patton Boggs make another key addition and a rare departure from Wachtell Lipton. The Am Law Daily has the lowdown on the latest comings-and-goings from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Slideshow: Afterhours: Three Groups Host Special Events for Atlanta Lawyers

: Daily Report : June 17, 2014

See photos from three recent events: Holland & Knight invites guests to the St. Regis Atlanta hotel to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its office in Atlanta; Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy hosts an Auburn University networking event; and Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough holds a family day event at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

Stay Sought in Class Actions Alleging Shapewear Fraud

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : June 11, 2014

Maidenform Brands LLC and another maker of women's shapewear who claim their undergarments employ fabric infused with caffeine and assorted nutrients to destroy fat asked on June 5 for a stay of several proposed class actions pending hearings on their motions to consolidate the cases.

On the Move: Former Nurse Leaves K&S to Launch Litigation Consultancy

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 11, 2014

Dawn Jones has left King & Spalding to launch a consultancy that uses her background in nursing and litigation to assist other lawyers, from assessing cases through taking them to trial.

The Churn: Edwards Wildman, Polsinelli Bulk Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 06, 2014

Edwards Wildman Palmer and Polsinelli poach toxic tort team on opposite coasts, the newly combined Squire Patton Boggs makes its first lateral hire, Foley & Lardner gets a new COO and more lateral moves from across The Am Law 200.

From Both Sides Now

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2014

Companies worry about the safety of data in the cloud.

Meet the GC: Shyam K. Reddy of Euramax International

Mary Welch : Daily Report : May 28, 2014

Shyam K. Reddy is the chief administrative officer, general counsel and corporate secretary of Euramax International Inc.,

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 26, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.