Burr’s Ned Nicholson Elected Chair of the Construction Law Section of the South Carolina Bar
Columbia partner Ned Nicholson was recently elected to serve as chair of the Construction Law Section of the South Carolina Bar.
Nicholson will serve a one-year term effective July 1, 2019. Prior to his role as chair, he also served in the vice-chair position for the section.
In his responsibilities as chair, Nicholson will oversee the Section’s objectives such as inform members of significant developments related to construction law, provide networking opportunities for members, encourage members to serve as mentors to law students and continue to identify needs for legislative activity related to construction law.
At Burr, Nicholson concentrates his practice on complex business, construction litigation, insurance coverage litigation, and arbitration. He also tries to keep clients out of the courtroom by utilizing his experience as a former general counsel of a large outsourcing company to draft contracts and provide related legal advice. He has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating EPC agreements, design/build contracts, and construction contracts on behalf of manufacturers, businesses, developers, and public entities like counties, cities, and school districts. He also has extensive first chair trial counsel experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts in a number of states