Nelson Mullins employs attorneys, policy advisors, technical specialists, consultants and other professionals who work in more than a dozen locations across the U.S. The firm practices in more than 100 practice areas, including banking and financial services, corporate and securities, cybersecurity, employment, estate planning, health care, insurance, litigation, technology, white collar, and more. Pro bono is ingrained in the culture of Nelson Mullins, and since 1990, the firms’ lawyers have contributed more than 622,000 hours to...
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Nelson Mullins seeks candidates with the full package: good grades, prior work experience, extracurricular involvement, diversity, and the right personality. Each office tends to recruit heavily from local law schools. The culture is collegial, and while socializing often occurs within smaller teams, the firm provides plenty of office-specific and firmwide events to bring everyone together. Associates feel respected and valued by partners. While there is very open access to some information, such as financial performance and hours, some management decisions are more opaque—including bonuses, promotions, and staffing decisions. A major point of commentary is the firm’s collections policy: To achieve a bonus, associates must meet a collections goal—i.e., the amount actually paid by ...
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is a southern gem—the firm is among the Top 20 firms in both Vault’s Best Law Firms in Atlanta and Best Law Firms in the South Atlantic. But its reach goes much further than the South Atlantic—the firm’s attorneys, policy advisors, technical specialists, consultants and other professionals work in more than a dozen locations across the U.S., including the Carolinas, as well as in Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York, Tennessee, West Virginia, Colorado, and the District of Columbia.
A Family Firm Blossoms and Booms
Nelson Mullins was founded in 1897 by Patrick Henry Nelson II in his home state of South Carolina. Nelson was a major player in the South Carolina legal industry, including serving as member of the South Carolina House of ...