Burr & Forman

R. Nicholas Felix

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  • J.D., University of South Carolina (1992)
  • B.A., The Citadel (1989)

South Carolina

  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals
  • U.S. District Court – South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • South Carolina State Courts

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, South Carolina Bar Association
  • President, Beaufort County Bar Association
  • Member, Hilton Head Island Bar Association
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬«, Commercial Litigation (2021-2022)
  • Anne P. Seignious Scholar (The Citadel)
  • David E. Means Scholar (University of South Carolina School of Law)
  • Member, American Association For Justice
  • Member, South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Member, South Carolina Council for Conflict Resolution
  • President, Sea Island Mediation Network

Partner | Bluffton, SC

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation Arbitration & Mediation Tax Sales

With over twenty five years in practice exclusively focused on litigation, Nick honed his trial skills first as a prosecutor and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney as a JAG Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, then in his current practice representing individual and corporate plaintiff and defendant clients in personal and complex commercial/corporate litigation in State and Federal Courts. Nick has represented international individual clients in contract, employment, and real estate cases, as well as national corporations in commercial and professional liability cases.

A substantial portion of Nick’s practice is devoted to Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is a licensed and certified State and Federal arbitrator and mediator. Nick is regularly consulted by other attorneys to assist their clients in producing timely and cost effective results to the most contentious or complex disputes. In the past twenty years Nick has mediated over five hundred cases including, class action, commercial/residential development, multi-party construction, consumer/corporate finance, intellectual property, personal injury, probate, profession malpractice, and real estate.

Whether in or out of the Courtroom Nick is relied upon by clients, and other attorneys for their clients, who turn to him for prompt and practical common sense problem solving in dispute resolution or aggressive representation in legal proceedings.