Hire Bolsters N.C. Economic Development Group


Attorney Scott Saylor has joined Nexsen Pruet in Raleigh following a 31-year career at the North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR). His Triad roots and three-decades at the railroad position him well as a business advocate who will help with growth, infrastructure improvement and job creation.

As a member of the corporate and economic development team, he will focus on legal matters including infrastructure development, , joint ventures and acquisitions. He will also counsel business leaders on moving to the Tarheel state and/or expanding here.

“Scott’s unique perspective on infrastructure and job creation is what attracted our firm to him,” said Leighton Lord, board chairman. “Few entities are as valuable to our economy as the railroad system, and we are confident that the skills and acumen Scott demonstrated at NCRR will translate well in service of our clients.”

Scott M. Saylor is a Forsyth County native. He earned his undergraduate degree, B.S., Business Administration, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hand his law degree from N.C. Central. Among his notable civic and professional efforts – he has served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and Capital Associated Industries (CAI), and as an officer of the Railway Association of North Carolina.

Nexsen Pruet serves clients from nine offices across the Southeast. With more than 200 lawyers and professionals, the firm provides regional, full-service capabilities with international strengths.

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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