Ned Nicholson Named Board Chair-Elect of the South Carolina State Museum Foundation

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McNair attorney Ned Nicholson has been chosen to serve as Chair-Elect for the South Carolina State Museum Foundation Board. Nicholson will serve a two-year term which began in July.

“The South Carolina State Museum has long embodied our state’s commitment to education and its devotion to enriching the lives of those who visit,” said Nicholson. “I am honored to have the opportunity to help support the Foundation’s mission.”

Nicholson is a shareholder in the Columbia office’s Litigation Unit. His area of practice includes general commercial litigation and arbitration, business disputes, insurance coverage disputes and construction law. He has extensive lead counsel experience in multi-million dollar cases in both state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country. He has also participated in hundreds of mediations for clients seeking settlement of claims out of court. 

Throughout his career, Nicholson has been deeply involved in leadership positions at the state and local levels. In addition to serving on the Museum Foundation Board, he is a past president of the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, past president of the Rotary Club of Five Points, former chair of the Lawyer/Physician Relations Committee of the South Carolina Bar Association and a graduate of Leadership Columbia. Prior to being named Chair-Elect, Nicholson served on the Museum Foundation Board’s Executive Committee as secretary and chair of its Advocacy-Awareness Committee.

About the South Carolina State Museum Foundation

The South Carolina State Museum Foundation is a non-profit that was founded in 1980 to support the mission of the South Carolina State Museum. The purpose of the South Carolina State Museum Foundation is to:

  • promote the programs and welfare of the South Carolina State Museum
  • promote sound educational programs and exhibits
  • give people in South Carolina an opportunity to become involved in educational efforts in the history, natural history, science and technology and art of South Carolina.

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About McNair

McNair Law Firm, P.A. is a full-service law firm serving businesses, government and individuals from ten offices in the Southeast, including eight in South Carolina, one in North Carolina and one in Kentucky. For more information about Ned Nicholson and McNair, visit 

Ned Nicholson, Shareholder
McNair Law Firm, P.A.
1221 Main Street, Suite 1800
Columbia, SC 29201

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