Williams Mullen adds South Carolina office
Williams Mullen has expanded to South Carolina with the addition of four environmental attorneys from the McNair law firm in Columbia.
Williams Mullen now has more than 230 attorneys, economic developers and government relations professionals in 11 offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Ethan Ware, Jessica J.O. King, A. Keith “Kip” McAlister Jr., and Ryan W. Trail will join Williams Mullen’s Environmental Law Practice Group. Ware and King will be partners in the firm and McAlister and Trail will be associates.
David F. Paulson will serve as the Carolinas Managing Partner, overseeing the new location along with the firm’s offices in Raleigh, Research Triangle Park and Wilmington, N.C.
The Columbia office’s team will focus on environmental legal issues, working with local, state and federal agencies to help clients resolve environmental regulatory matters.
They help companies obtain environmental permits, negotiate compliance issues and complex business transactions, and litigate environmental matters.