PERSONNEL FILE: Four Nelson Mullins attorneys recognized by 'Who's Who Legal'

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Law Business Research has recognized four Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys for their exceptional performances in product liability law in its publication, The International Who's Who of Liability Defence Lawyers 2010.

In addition, the publication acknowledges Managing Partner David Dukes as one of the "most highly regarded individuals" in product liability law in the United States.

The publication names 336 attorneys in 34 jurisdictions who can be considered to be leaders in the area of product liability law. Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough attorneys Stephen Morrison, Ed Mullins, and Richard North also were individually named for their product liability practices.

The publication notes: "David Dukes is the firm's managing partner, and one peer said that he is 'one of the most likeable people I've seen in front of a jury.' Two of his colleagues are also listed from Columbia, South Carolina; Stephen Morrison is 'one of the best product liability lawyers in the country' while Edward Mullins is 'an extremely knowledgeable trial lawyer.' Richard North in Atlanta is 'a real specialist in the area.'

Since 1996 Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in 31 areas of business law. Nominations are made by clients and other attorneys. Law Business Research Limited publishes research, analysis and reporting on international business law and the business of international law. In 2004, Law Business Research became the Official Research Partner of the International Bar Association, in 2006 it won the Queen's Award for Enterprise, and in 2008 it became the Strategic Research Partner of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 400 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing from 12 office locations in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia.

For more information, visit www.nelsonmullins.com.

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