Jones DuBose and Keith Burns assume new leadership roles with Nexsen Pruet


Managing Member of Operations

Nexsen Pruet, one of the Carolinas' largest law firms, is pleased to announce Jones DuBose has been named Managing Member of Operations. 

Appointed by the firm's Board of Directors, Jones will be responsible for the oversight of the finance, human resources, information technology, occupancy and budgeting functions of the firm.

Jones is a member of the firm's Corporate practice team. His legal practice is focused on the areas of business formations, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and general corporate law. Jones has experience handling a wide spectrum of business issues that cover multiple industries, including structuring and implementing mergers, acquisitions, dissolutions, recapitalizations, divestitures, and reorganizations; structuring private securities offerings and compliance with state and federal securities laws; negotiating, structuring, and documenting complex corporate and LLC governance structures; commercial contract preparation and review; and documenting other highly complex business transactions. 

Office Managing Partner

Nexsen Pruet is also pleased to announce Keith Burns has been named Office Managing Partner of the firm's Raleigh, North Carolina location. 

Office Managing Partners are appointed by the firm's Board of Directors based on an attorney's management skills, community involvement, firm involvement and general ability to create a positive work environment in each office.

Nexsen Pruet's Office Managing Partners are: 

Keith is a real estate, financial services and economic development attorney based in the Raleigh-Durham area. He is particularly experienced in delivering counsel on original loans, refinances, and restructuring; the formation of LLCs, corporations, and partnerships; and real estate purchases, leases, supplier and customer contracts, acquisitions, and dissolutions. Keith currently serves as the Chairman of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership. 

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, South Carolina, as well as Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina. 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.

About Maynard Nexsen

Maynard Nexsen is a full-service law firm with more than 550 attorneys in 24 offices from coast to coast across the United States. Maynard Nexsen formed in 2023 when two successful, client-centered firms combined to form a powerful national team. Maynard Nexsen’s list of clients spans a wide range of industry sectors and includes both public and private companies. 

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