Marguerite S. Willis hosts former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder during his recent trip to South Carolina

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On June 13, 2019, former Attorney General Eric Holder visited South Carolina and Nexsen Pruet as part of his tour of early primary states to discuss gerrymandered political districts and the plans of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, of which he is President, to address this fundamental unfairness. Marguerite Willis hosted Holder, the S.C. Democratic Party and guests in Nexsen Pruet's Charleston, South Carolina office. 

"It was an honor to have General Holder with us," said Willis, who introduced Holder at the event. "Not only was he the first African American Attorney General in our nation's history, but he also continues to break barriers with his fight against gerrymandering."

Holder, a Partner with Washington, D.C.'s Covington & Burling, also spoke warmly about the working relationship between his firm and Nexsen Pruet. 

VICE News cameras documented Holder and his team while in South Carolina, including their gathering at Nexsen Pruet. See the video below and view the full report here.

“We want you all to make sure that people who are running for president are focusing on these issues of fair redistricting, gerrymandering and making sure that we have a fair census,” said Holder, during the report from VICE News.

Nexsen Pruet's Marguerite Willis and S.C. Democratic Party Vice Chair Lessie Price with former Attorney General Eric Holder, as seen on VICE News.

More from the VICE News report.

You can view the full VICE News report here.
A video of Marguerite Willis leading the Fair Districts Pledge can be viewed here.

Nexsen Pruet is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 180 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.

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