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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 $321,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 103rd on The American Lawyer's 2016 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

The Am Law Second Hundred: Taking a Dive

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Overall, the firms in the bottom half of the Am Law 200 had a rougher year than their richer counterparts.

Set to Stage a Wild 'Ride' for LawJam

: Daily Report : May 20, 2016

In Bankruptcy, Flat Is Fine

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016

A lack of volatility in bankruptcy lawyers' billing rates, evidenced by a collection of almost 3,000 attorney fee disclosures in bankruptcy records, have calmed practitioners.

Airplane Assault Gets Probation for Former Big-Law Partner

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : May 13, 2016

A former partner at a large law firm has been sentenced to five years' probation for federal charges related to her unruly conduct on an airplane.

Cybersecurity Hiring Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2016

A quartet of cybersecurity pros plies their wares at new firms; Blank Rome hires a former U.S. senator; Cooley adds a high-powered private equity team; Orrick adds again in Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Law Stays Silent as ABA Weighs Law Firm Ownership Rules

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

The debate could have major implications for access to legal services in the U.S. and for the future of firms that compete globally. So why are the country's most powerful firms sitting it out?

Habachy Tops Online Atlanta Fundraisers as Food Frenzy Nets $128K

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : May 02, 2016

Defending champion Joe Habachy's last-day push in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy put him at the head of other Atlanta teams as online fundraising officially closed at midnight on April 29.

Atlanta Food Frenzy Needs 11K in 10 Hours To Hit Regional Goal

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 29, 2016

With just over 9 hours to go in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, Atlanta-area law firms and legal organizations were just over $6,000 away from hitting their regional fundraising goal of $125,000.

Atlanta Food Frenzy Closes In On Goal As Business Day Ends

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 29, 2016

Law firms and legal organizations participating in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy were only $2,000 away from helping organizers reach their Atlanta regional goal.

Hit With Defections, K&L Gates Stays the Course

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2016

K&L Gates has expanded well beyond its Pittsburgh roots. The firm says it's on the verge of greatness. Others disagree.

Slideshow: Shake It Up for HeLP Fundraiser

: Daily Report : April 25, 2016

The threat of rain did not prevent a great turnout for Shake It Up for HeLP on April 21 at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.

Photos: Georgia Appleseed Celebration of Collaboration

: Daily Report : April 22, 2016

More than 200 members of the bar, bench and business gathered at The Stave Room on April 20 to support the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice at its 2016 Good Apple Awards:

Judge Tosses Ex-Atlanta Water Worker's Whistleblower Suit

Greg Land : Daily Report : April 22, 2016

A Fulton County judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by a former Atlanta water department worker who said she was fired in retaliation for raising concerns that the city's drinking water was at risk due to workers using the same equipment they used when working on the sewer system.

Lawmakers Pounce After ABA Scraps Book by China Rights Lawyer

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016

A congressional committee that monitors human rights in China wants the ABA's president to explain why the group reversed plans to publish a book by Chinese human rights lawyer Teng Biao.

Pro Bono Honors Volunteer Lawyers on 11th Anniversary

: Daily Report : April 19, 2016

Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta held its 11th Anniversary Reception on March 15 at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : April 18, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Georgia Legal Food Frenzy to Begin Monday

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 15, 2016

Georgia's Legal Food Frenzy kicks off its fifth annual friendly food drive competition on Monday.

Atlanta Bar's Summer Internship Program Connects Aspiring Lawyers With Mentors

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 08, 2016

The program exposes high school students to a career in law through paid summer internships in the legal world—and offers intensive training and mentoring in navigating the professional workplace.

After Hours: GAWL Foundation's 23rd Annual Art Auction

: Daily Report : April 07, 2016

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

NY Boutique Bags Big Law Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 16, 2016

Comings-and-goings at McCarter & English; Pillsbury Winthrop heads to Hong Kong; Proskauer Rose picks up a new life sciences vice chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Nelson Mullins Partner Fires Back at SEC in Pay-to-Play Suit

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

Former DNC finance co-chair Robert Crowe is still a partner at Nelson Mullins as he battles the SEC, but the firm no longer identifies him as a leader of its government relations practice.

New Partners: Finally, More Pieces of Pie

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 14, 2016

More Atlanta associates were promoted to partner this year than in 2015, as legal work further picked up and firms prospered.

2016 New Partner Announcements

: The American Lawyer : March 14, 2016

The American Lawyer invites firms to send us the names of their new partners for 2016. Please send submissions to newpartners@alm.com.

Seyfarth Grabs Labor, Corporate Partners; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 08, 2016

Seyfarth Shaw made some big hires last week, adding a four-lawyer group of labor lawyers from national labor and employment firm Littler, and a corporate partner, Tom Schramkowski, from Troutman Sanders.

Health Care Stays Hot as Paul Hastings Practice Head Jumps to McDermott

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : February 23, 2016

The move marks the second departure from Paul Hastings' health care group this month as McDermott looks to beef up its offerings.

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.

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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: 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

The Am Law Second Hundred: Taking a Dive

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Overall, the firms in the bottom half of the Am Law 200 had a rougher year than their richer counterparts.

Set to Stage a Wild 'Ride' for LawJam

: Daily Report : May 20, 2016

In Bankruptcy, Flat Is Fine

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016

A lack of volatility in bankruptcy lawyers' billing rates, evidenced by a collection of almost 3,000 attorney fee disclosures in bankruptcy records, have calmed practitioners.

Airplane Assault Gets Probation for Former Big-Law Partner

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : May 13, 2016

A former partner at a large law firm has been sentenced to five years' probation for federal charges related to her unruly conduct on an airplane.

Cybersecurity Hiring Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2016

A quartet of cybersecurity pros plies their wares at new firms; Blank Rome hires a former U.S. senator; Cooley adds a high-powered private equity team; Orrick adds again in Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Law Stays Silent as ABA Weighs Law Firm Ownership Rules

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

The debate could have major implications for access to legal services in the U.S. and for the future of firms that compete globally. So why are the country's most powerful firms sitting it out?

Habachy Tops Online Atlanta Fundraisers as Food Frenzy Nets $128K

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : May 02, 2016

Defending champion Joe Habachy's last-day push in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy put him at the head of other Atlanta teams as online fundraising officially closed at midnight on April 29.

Atlanta Food Frenzy Needs 11K in 10 Hours To Hit Regional Goal

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 29, 2016

With just over 9 hours to go in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, Atlanta-area law firms and legal organizations were just over $6,000 away from hitting their regional fundraising goal of $125,000.

Atlanta Food Frenzy Closes In On Goal As Business Day Ends

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 29, 2016

Law firms and legal organizations participating in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy were only $2,000 away from helping organizers reach their Atlanta regional goal.

Hit With Defections, K&L Gates Stays the Course

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2016

K&L Gates has expanded well beyond its Pittsburgh roots. The firm says it's on the verge of greatness. Others disagree.

Slideshow: Shake It Up for HeLP Fundraiser

: Daily Report : April 25, 2016

The threat of rain did not prevent a great turnout for Shake It Up for HeLP on April 21 at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.

Photos: Georgia Appleseed Celebration of Collaboration

: Daily Report : April 22, 2016

More than 200 members of the bar, bench and business gathered at The Stave Room on April 20 to support the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice at its 2016 Good Apple Awards:

Judge Tosses Ex-Atlanta Water Worker's Whistleblower Suit

Greg Land : Daily Report : April 22, 2016

A Fulton County judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by a former Atlanta water department worker who said she was fired in retaliation for raising concerns that the city's drinking water was at risk due to workers using the same equipment they used when working on the sewer system.

Lawmakers Pounce After ABA Scraps Book by China Rights Lawyer

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016

A congressional committee that monitors human rights in China wants the ABA's president to explain why the group reversed plans to publish a book by Chinese human rights lawyer Teng Biao.

Pro Bono Honors Volunteer Lawyers on 11th Anniversary

: Daily Report : April 19, 2016

Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta held its 11th Anniversary Reception on March 15 at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : April 18, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Georgia Legal Food Frenzy to Begin Monday

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 15, 2016

Georgia's Legal Food Frenzy kicks off its fifth annual friendly food drive competition on Monday.

Atlanta Bar's Summer Internship Program Connects Aspiring Lawyers With Mentors

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 08, 2016

The program exposes high school students to a career in law through paid summer internships in the legal world—and offers intensive training and mentoring in navigating the professional workplace.

After Hours: GAWL Foundation's 23rd Annual Art Auction

: Daily Report : April 07, 2016

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

NY Boutique Bags Big Law Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 16, 2016

Comings-and-goings at McCarter & English; Pillsbury Winthrop heads to Hong Kong; Proskauer Rose picks up a new life sciences vice chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Nelson Mullins Partner Fires Back at SEC in Pay-to-Play Suit

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

Former DNC finance co-chair Robert Crowe is still a partner at Nelson Mullins as he battles the SEC, but the firm no longer identifies him as a leader of its government relations practice.

New Partners: Finally, More Pieces of Pie

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 14, 2016

More Atlanta associates were promoted to partner this year than in 2015, as legal work further picked up and firms prospered.

2016 New Partner Announcements

: The American Lawyer : March 14, 2016

The American Lawyer invites firms to send us the names of their new partners for 2016. Please send submissions to newpartners@alm.com.

Seyfarth Grabs Labor, Corporate Partners; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 08, 2016

Seyfarth Shaw made some big hires last week, adding a four-lawyer group of labor lawyers from national labor and employment firm Littler, and a corporate partner, Tom Schramkowski, from Troutman Sanders.

Health Care Stays Hot as Paul Hastings Practice Head Jumps to McDermott

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : February 23, 2016

The move marks the second departure from Paul Hastings' health care group this month as McDermott looks to beef up its offerings.

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.