Maynard Nexsen | Pacolet Milliken Diversity Summer Program - Greenville, SC


Application Deadline – January 16, 2023

Maynard Nexsen | Pacolet Milliken Diversity Summer Program
Attention: Summer Winslow
1230 Main Street, Suite 700
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

Founded in 1945, Maynard Nexsen provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues. As one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, Maynard Nexsen has over 200 professionals across eight offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, North Carolina.

Pacolet Milliken, located in Greenville, SC, is a sophisticated, family-owned investment company with a multi-generational investment horizon. Pacolet operates through two divisions: Real Estate and Power & Infrastructure. Pacolet manages these two divisions holistically, balancing value accretion vs. near-term cash flows, stabilized assets vs. development projects, and organic growth vs. acquisitions, all in a manner designed to meet shareholder objectives.

Maynard Nexsen and Pacolet Milliken are both committed to diversity in our professions, as well as fostering an inclusive workplace. As part of that commitment, we have partnered in our efforts to identify and provide diverse law school students with access to opportunities that will aid in their development as legal professionals, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexuality,   disability, or any other social markers of difference. Therefore, to advance our commitment, Maynard Nexsen and Pacolet Milliken have established a combined Maynard Nexsen | Pacolet Milliken Diversity Summer Program.

The Maynard Nexsen | Pacolet Milliken Diversity Summer Program is awarded to one underrepresented or minority law student who is a 1L that is enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school. The program recipient will split their time evenly between Maynard Nexsen and Pacolet Milliken (Greenville, SC locations) for a total of ten weeks during the summer of 2023. The objective is to provide students both a law firm experience and exposure to a corporate in-house environment.

Eligibility for the Maynard Nexsen | Pacolet Milliken Diversity Summer Program requires the recipient to submit an application and participate in an interview process with both businesses.

(Subject to change, as needed)

Application Open

December 8, 2022

Application Submission Deadline

January 16, 2023


January 23, 2023 - February 3, 2023

Please submit the following to

  1. Completed application

  2. Current law school transcript and a final undergraduate transcript

  3. Current resume

  4. Brief essay, 750 words or less, describing how you will positively impact the mission of creating a more diverse legal profession including (1) why working in a diverse professional community is important to you and (2) how your background and/or experiences would contribute to this mission.

Download a copy of the application here

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