Gus Dixon > Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP > Columbia, United States > Lawyer Profile

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
MERIDIAN, 17TH FLOOR
1320 MAIN STREET
COLUMBIA, SC 29201
United States

Position

Partner

Career

Gus M. Dixon practices in the areas of securities law, corporate law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing, special litigation and corporate investigations, and technology law at Nelson Mullins. He is a co-leader of the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group and is the Chair of the Firm’s Opinion Committee.

Languages

English

Memberships

Memberships:

  • Member of the Subcommittee on Legal Opinions for the Corporate, Banking, and Securities Law Section of the South Carolina Bar
  • Former Chair of the Corporate, Banking, and Securities Law Section of the South Carolina Bar
  • Former Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing at the University of South Carolina School of Law (1998–2002)
  • Board Member of the Nelson Mullins Center for Professionalism at the University of South Carolina School of Law

Leadership:

  • Co-leader of Nelson Mullins’ Mergers and Acquisitions Group
  • Chair of the Firm’s Opinion Committee
  • Former Chair of the Firm’s Marketing and Planning Committee

Education

University of South Carolina School of Law, JD; University of Virginia

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP represents both buyers and sellers in middle-market M&A, and has strong private equity and venture capital capabilities. The firm has a strong presence in the Southeast, with offices in Atlanta, Baltimore, South Carolina and Florida, but is fully capable of handling work nationally. Gus Dixon in Columbia is noted for his securities and corporate governance experience; he co-chairs the practice with Rhys Wilson, who focuses on M&A in the retail sector, and Michael E. Hollingsworth II, who advises trading companies and private equity firms. All named attorneys are based in Atlanta unless otherwise stated.