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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

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Meridian, 17th Floor
1320 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201-3332
United States

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Atlanta, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Columbia, Greenville, Huntington, Myrtle Beach, Raleigh, Tallahassee, Washington, DC, and Winston-Salem

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Personal Background

Henry M. "Buzz" Burwell is the International Team leader and a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP where he practices in the fields of international business and trade, business immigration, aviation and defense procurement. He is a member of the Corporate/Securities/Tax Division and supports the Firm's Aerospace and Defense Practice Group and Employment Law Practice Group. Mr. Burwell has more than 30 years of experience in these practice areas and has served as lead counsel in more than 100 manufacturing start-ups in the U.S. and other North American countries. He has extensive experience in representing multinational businesses in a variety of transnational undertakings, including establishment of entities, import and export trade, customs disputes, inbound and outbound investments, defense procurement, and aviation transactions in more than 20 countries. Mr. Burwell is the founder and editor in chief of the North Carolina Journal of International Law & Commercial Regulation (1976), and the founder of the International Law Committee of the South Carolina Bar, chairing the committee from 1997-98 and 1990-92. He served as editor in chief of Legal Aspects of Export Transactions, a 1999 publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce; and as editor in chief of Legal Issues for Investors, a 1997 publication of the South Carolina Department of Commerce.

Firm Background

Nelson Mullins offers the strength and resources of a national law firm with diverse attorneys and professional staff experienced in a broad range of issues. With a firm Southeastern base, Nelson Mullins has grown into a national firm with a strong reputation in meeting the complex litigation, corporate, securities, finance, employment, regulatory and other needs for clients ranging from private individuals to large businesses, including many publicly held companies.

Clients of Nelson Mullins benefit from our national reputation in a range of legal areas and our leadership among peers. Our clients interact with experienced lawyers who can draw on the collective knowledge of more than 400 Nelson Mullins attorneys as well as take advantage of the most current technologies available. Our more than 100 years in the legal profession provide clients an established Firm with a history both in the courtroom and the boardroom. With offices in Georgia, Boston, Florida, West Virginia, Washington, D.C., and throughout the Carolinas, Nelson Mullins offers solutions that complement our clients' values and objectives.

Firm Practice Areas

Affordable Housing & Community Development, Agricultural, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Antitrust, Appellate, Automotive and Truck Products, Aviation, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Biotechnology, Business Litigation, Captive Insurance, Chemical & Petrochemical, Class Action Defense, Commercial Lending, Community Banking, Computer Litigation, Consumer Finance Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate, Corporate Compliance, Criminal Law & Defense, E-Discovery and Litigation Readiness, Economic Development, Electronic Transactions, Energy, Environmental, ERISA and Employee Benefits, Estate Planning, Family Law, Financial Institutions, Financial Services, First Amendment Issues, Franchise and Distribution Litigation, Government Contracts, Government Relations & Administrative Law, Health Care & Hospitals, Immigration, Information Management, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Internal Investigations, International, Investment Management, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Lodging and Leisure, Mergers and Acquisitions, Municipal Finance, OSHA Safety & Health, Outsourcing, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Device Litigation, Premises Liability, Privacy and Information Security, Procurement, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Public Finance, Real Estate, Records and Document Management, Renewable Energy, Securities, Securities Litigation, State & Local Taxes, Taxation, Technology Law, Telecommunications, Toxic Torts, Transportation, Utilities Regulation, Vendor Management

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