Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

1230 Main Street Suite 700
Columbia, South Carolina 29201, United States

  • (803) 771-8900
  • (803) 253-8277

"Bridging the Finality Gap: Getting Appeals of the Merits and Attorneys' Fees on the Same Track"

In 1988, Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner observed, with characteristic flair, that litigation over attorneys’ fees “has become a heavy burden on the federal courts... It can turn a simple civil case into two or even…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

Employment Law Update: Tech Support - The FLSA’s Specialized Exemption

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides several exemptions from overtime requirements for employees whose job duties meet specific tests. Most employers are familiar with the standard “white- collar” exemptions – including…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

South Carolina Property Tax Assessments: Should I Appeal?

Understanding South Carolina's real and personal property tax structure involves a trip back to your high school algebra class. Essentially, the amount of tax you owe depends upon three variables..…more
| Taxation, Real Estate - Commercial

Brand Standards Are for Everyone

Now more than ever, it is important to understand brand standards: why they are set; how they affect franchisors, franchisees, and customers; and what the boundaries of brand enforcement policies should be…more
| Communications & Media Law, Franchise Law, Intellectual Property

"Governor McCrory Announces Appointments to Coal Ash Management Commission"

On Tuesday, Governor Pat McCrory's office announced the formation of the Coal Ash Management Commission, including Nexsen Pruet attorney Larry Cobb…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities

Premises Liability 101: Business owner liability for crimes on their property

The legal theory of premises liability holds property owners responsible for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. The law in this area is highly developed and can differ from state to state. Premises liability…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Personal Injury

2014 End of Session Legislative Report - The 2013-14 session of the North Carolina General Assembly, which began its "short session" on May 14th, finally concluded its business on August 20th...

The Very Long, Short Session - The 2013-14 session of the North Carolina General Assembly, which began its “short session” on May 14th, finally concluded its business on August 20th. The 2014 session which was originally…more
| Agriculture, Education, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Intellectual Property

Title VII at 50: What's New? - Employment Law Update

This summer marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, legislation first introduced by President John F. Kennedy in response to the growing civil rights movement. For employers, the most important component of…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Government Contracting

An Update of Flow Control Jurisprudence since United Haulers

Since United Haulers Association v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, 550 U.S. 330, 344 (2007), most courts have upheld local flow control ordinances as constitutional under that holding…more
| Constitutional Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Transportation

Weekly Update from the NC State House - August 2014: After an unusually lengthy short session that started May 14th, lawmakers finally agreed on Wednesday August 20th to adjourn sine die, and conclude the business of the 2013-14 General Assembly…

And The Gavel Drops! - After an unusually lengthy short session that started May 14th, lawmakers finally agreed on Wednesday August 20th to adjourn sine die, and conclude the business of the 2013-14 General Assembly. At…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Finance & Banking, Health, Taxation

Construction Law Alert: “P3” is Way More than a New Buzzword - North Carolina's Approval of Public-Private Partnerships and Design-Build Procurement

August 23rd marks the one-year anniversary of House Bill 857 (“HB 857”) becoming law in North Carolina. Through the enactment of HB 857, the Tar Heel state opened its doors to what is commonly referred to across the country as…more
| Construction Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Government Contracting

Weekly Update from the NC State House - August 2014: A funny thing happened on the way to adjournment Saturday, they didn't go home...

Wrapping It Up? - A funny thing happened on the way to adjournment Saturday, they didn’t go home. The budget was the talk of the town in Raleigh last week and House and Senate budget writers spent the days leading up to…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Health, Taxation

Actions May Speak Louder than Words: Can Franchise Agreements Protect Franchisors from Liability as Joint Employers?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has created a buzz within the franchise community by announcing that McDonald's may be responsible as a "joint employer" for alleged unfair labor practices of some of its franchisees. …more
| Labor & Employment Law, Franchise Law

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: Sightings of the Governor, Speaker, and President Pro-Tem throughout the week fueled speculation that a deal was near with adjournment to follow shortly thereafter...

Rep. Fulghum - The House Thursday honored the life of Rep. Jim Fulghum, who passed away Saturday evening after a brief battle with cancer, with House Resolution 1277. North Carolina lost a true public servant and we…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Health, Taxation

Entrepreneurial Growth and Recruitment Strategy: An Economic Development Formula for Success

Historically, most local economic development efforts, or regional efforts among a group of counties, have focused on business recruitment. These efforts have generally been focused on large business recruitment projects. This…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Education, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Science, Computers, & Technology, Taxation
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  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
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  • Family Law
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  • Immigration Law
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  • Maritime Law
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