Nexsen Pruet Selects 2015 Diversity Scholars


Nexsen Pruet has awarded law school scholarships to three minority students who are planning careers in North and South Carolina. The 2015 NP Scholars are Christina Anderson, Tanisha Edwards, and Elliot Loncar.

This is the second consecutive year that Anderson has received the scholarship.

Christina Anderson
University of North Carolina
Tanisha Edwards
University of North Carolina
Elliot Loncar
University of South Carolina

The NP Scholars receive money for tuition through Nexsen Pruet’s Diversity Initiative, which has awarded 35 scholarships exceeding $100,000 since it began in 2008.

“Nexsen Pruet works hard to identify, engage and retain a highly-skilled and diverse workforce across the Carolinas,” says Ken Lewis, who leads the firm’s Diversity Initiative. “These scholarships help to facilitate that endeavor.”

Kenny Gardner, a litigator in the firm's Charleston office, received a diversity scholarship in 2011.

Nexsen Pruet, LLC is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 200 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.

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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