New attorneys join Nexsen Pruet

Katie M. Brown

Firm welcomes Katie M. Brown to Greenville, S.C. & Allison N. Harrell to Charlotte, N.C.

Charlotte, N.C. and Greenville, S.C. – Nexsen Pruet continues to expand its presence in the Carolinas with the addition of two Associates. Katie M. Brown, based in Greenville, S.C., focuses her practice on employment-related issues while Allison N. Harrell, based in Charlotte, N.C., focuses her practice on corporate law.

“We are thrilled with the continued growth of the firm and are proud to add two skilled attorneys to the Nexsen Pruet family,” said Leighton Lord, Chairman of Nexsen Pruet. “Both Katie and Allison offer fresh perspectives and have unique skills that we are confident will offer exceptional service to our clients.”

About Katie M. Brown

Katie comes to the firm after working as an associate in a regional law firm’s Greenville office, where she focused her practice on the defense of governmental entities, businesses, and individuals in governmental liability, civil rights, premises liability, and business litigation. Katie earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Wofford College and her law degree, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law. While attending law school, Katie served as an Articles Editor for the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal and was inducted into the Order of the Wig and Robe. She also served as a research assistant and participated in the law school’s Federal Litigation Clinic.

About Allison N. Harrell

Allison is an Associate in Nexsen Pruet's Charlotte office, where she concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate law and economic development.

Having lived in Germany for several years, Allison is passionate about helping international companies, particularly those from Germany, establish and grow operations in the Carolinas. She is very involved in the international business community in Charlotte. Allison clerked with Nexsen Pruet in 2017 before recently joining the firm full-time immediately upon graduation from Emory University. While at Emory, she earned her J.D. from the School of Law and an M.B.A in Corporate Finance from the Goizueta Business School. She served as Managing Editor of the Emory International Law Review, as well as worked as a Student Attorney at the Turner Environmental Law Clinic.

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Nexsen Pruet 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.