January 9, 2017
Nexsen Pruet has named attorney Devon Turner Riley of the firm’s Charleston office as a Member (Partner) effective January 1, 2017. She joined Nexsen Pruet in 2014 as Special Counsel with the Business Litigation group.
Riley focuses her practice on Title IX, where she is routinely called upon by colleges, universities and other educational institutions to:
- Conduct investigations into issues related to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking and sexual and gender-based harassment on campus.
- Counsel institutions in policy writing and implementation of their student conduct policies.
- Work with corporate clients on a broad range of litigation issues impacting the financial services sector, and educating companies on regulatory compliance and white collar crime.
“Devon has established herself as a valuable resource for institutions and businesses affected by complex regulatory schemes such as Title IX, the Dodd-Frank Act, the False Claims Act, and other State and Federal regulations, and as a counselor assisting businesses with internal audits or investigations and compliance programs,” said Val Stieglitz, head of Nexsen Pruet’s Business Litigation group. “We are fortunate to have strong and skilled leaders such as Devon bringing her experience to our Firm’s clients.”
Throughout 2016, the firm hired 17 attorneys across the Carolinas, reaching a total of 196 as of the end of the year. These new hires add to the breadth of services in the areas of Business Litigation, Corporate, Employment and Labor, Financial Services, Real Estate, and Intellectual Property. The new hires from 2016 stretch across the firm’s offices in North and South Carolina.
Nexsen Pruet, LLC is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 190 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, S.C. as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, N.C. Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues.