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The Law Firm Diversity Profile contains the firm’s self-reported responses to the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey, an annual survey conducted by in partnership with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. Detailed demographic breakdowns of the firm’s attorneys by level, race, gender, LGBTQ and disability status offer a valuable statistical overview, while descriptions of its diversity programs, initiatives and strategic plans provide a comprehensive portrait of the firm’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 799-2000

Firm Stats

Chairman and Managing Partner: James K. Lehman
Recruiting Chair: Dell Chappell
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
750 - 1K

Base Salary

South Carolina
1st year: $120,000 North Carolina
1st year: $145,000 Georgia
1st year: $155,000 Washington, DC
1st year: $165,000 Massachusetts
1st year: $160,000 West Virginia
1st year: $100,000 Tennessee
1st year: $125,000 Florida
1st year: $110,000-$125,000 New York
1st year: $170,000 Colorado
1st year: $160,000 Summer Associates:

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
29 out of 41 (2Ls) (2019)

No. of Summer Associates:
61 total (41 2Ls, 20 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Michelle C. Klett
Senior Legal Recruiting and Development Coordinator
(803) 255-9316

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Baltimore, MD
Boca Raton, FL
Boston, MA
Charleston, SC
Charlotte, NC
Columbia, SC (HQ)
Denver, CO
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Greenville, SC
Huntington, WV
Jacksonville, FL
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
Myrtle Beach, SC
Nashville, TN
New York, NY
Orlando, FL
Palm Beach, FL
Raleigh, NC
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC
West Palm Beach, FL
Winston-Salem, NC

Major Departments

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors' Rights
Financial Services
Government Relations
Information Management
Intellectual Property
Real Estate