ATLANTA – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP is pleased to
announce the firm’s inclusion on a survey of East Coast law firms representing
venture-backed companies in 2012. Information gathered from Dow Jones
VentureSource shows that Nelson Mullins ranks as the top Southeastern-based law
firm in terms of volume of venture-backed clients and is the seventh fastest
growing firm on the East Coast for its representation of venture-backed
“Our inclusion in this report is indicative of the firm’s commitment to serving emerging and growth stage technology companies,” said Doug Spear, leader of the Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice at Nelson Mullins. “We are pleased to be recognized, but also appreciate that our clients have long understood our experience and unique capabilities in the venture capital arena, and that they continue to trust us as counsel during the exciting start-up and growth phases of their companies.”
Produced by WilmerHale with data from Dow Jones VentureSource, the survey is the only published report of its kind outside of the Silicon Valley area regarding law firms representing companies that have raised venture capital, Spear said.
Nelson Mullins’ Emerging Growth and Venture Capital Group is made up of more than 25 lawyers in seven offices across the East Coast. During 2012, the team closed more than 100 venture capital and angel financing transactions. Nelson Mullins regularly represents growing technology companies in various sectors, as well as venture capital firms, angel investment groups, and high net worth individuals in complex investment transactions.
Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 500 attorneys and other professionals with offices in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. For more information on the Firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.
For additional information, contact: Jan Easterling, Nelson Mullins Communications Coordinator, at 800.237.2000, ext. 9794.