Jeff Gurney Elected to Nelson Mullins Partnership

Jeff Gurney

Jeff Gurney

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The partners of Nelson Mullin Riley & Scarborough LLP have elected Jeff Gurney, formerly a Greenville associate, to the partnership effective Jan. 1, 2022.

Gurney is at the forefront of automated vehicle law and has written a treatise on the legal aspects of automated vehicles, entitled Automated Vehicle Law: Legal Liability, Regulation, and Data Security, published by the American Bar Association. He seeks to help industry and governmental entities understand the laws regulating and governing connected and automated vehicles and the deployment of connected and automated technologies; manage and mitigate their liability risks in manufacturing and deploying connected and automated technologies, ADAS, or other technologies that interact with connected vehicles, such as V2I; analyze and address data collection and possession; and create new strategic partnerships, joint ventures, as well as assist in mergers and acquisitions within this space.

Beyond his focus in the automated vehicle industry, Gurney has a multifaceted and diverse practice, which includes private and public mergers and acquisitions, securities law and fund formation, corporate reorganizations, corporate governance matters, corporate and business entity law, nonprofit law, taxation, and complex estate planning. Gurney has been recognized in two practice areas by Greenville Business Magazine Legal Elite of the Upstate and was on the S.C. Supreme Court Pro Bono Honor Roll for two years running.

Gurney is among 18 attorneys elected to the partnership firmwide, with new partners elected across 12 cities and seven states.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins is an Am Law 100 firm of more than 850 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in 11 states and Washington, D.C. For more information on the firm, go to

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