Bruce Wallace practices in the business and consumer litigation group. Representing banks, insurers, and corporate clients in litigation gives Bruce a healthy perspective about today's complex business world. He employs that perspective to help his clients' solve their problems.
Bruce represents a variety of banking and financial institutions in real estate litigation, commercial litigation, and mortgage foreclosures. He also represents insurers and corporate clients in bad faith and coverage issues, professional liability, business litigation (including disputes involving partnerships, limited liability companies, and closely held companies), and probate litigation matters (including trusts and estates).
Bruce actively participates in the Defense Research Institute, where he currently serves and has served in several capacities. He is the current Annual Meeting chair, as well as the vice chair of the Lawyer Malpractice SLG of the Professional Liability Committee. In the past, Bruce served as chair of the D&O and E&O SLG of the Commercial Litigation Committee.
Bruce also serves as a delegate to the South Carolina Bar's House of Delegates and sits on the Bar's Nominating Committee.
•Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation since 2015; Litigation- Insurance, 2016
•Listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers for Business Litigation (2008-2009, 2016)
Speaking & Writing
•Three Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Elected to S.C. Bar House of Delegates
March 24, 2014
•Farm Service Agency Guaranteed Loans: Simple Steps to Improve Performance
February 12, 2013
•Using Non-Reliance Clauses in Defense of Fraud Claims
March 1, 2006
• With Friends Like These Who Needs Enemies? Getting Out of Default is Never Easy
November 15, 2013
•Serving the Master: Challenging the Authority Power or Jurisdiction of the Master-in-Equity
January 8, 2015
Bruce is a frequent author and speaker. He is the author or co-author of several CLE publications and speaks at CLE seminars.
•Author, Serving the Master: Challenging the Authority Power or Jurisdiction of the Master-in-Equity, South Carolina Lawyer (Jan. 2015)
•Bruce has served as both an editor and an author for threeDRI compendia of state law:
•Author, South Carolina chapter on the Collateral Source Rule and the Compendium for Professional Liability Insurance, DRI (2012)
•Regional Editor, Unfair Trade Practices Compendium, DRI (2005)
•Co-author, Strategies to Obtain Early Settlement of General Aviation Claims, Skywritings, DRI (2014)
•Author, With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies? Getting out of Default is Never Easy, South Carolina Lawyer, November 2013
•Co-author, Using Non-Reliance Clauses in Defense of Fraud Claims, The Business Suit, DRI (2006)
Outside Nexsen Pruet
Outside of Nexsen Pruet, Bruce is actively engaged in his church, having previously served on the vestry. He now volunteers in his church's men's ministry. When his boys were younger, Bruce held several leadership positions in their Cub Scouts pack. Now, when he gets some spare time, Bruce enjoys hunting, hiking, biking, reading, and traveling. His favorite two hikes so far are (outside SC) Arches National Park near Moab, Utah, and (inside SC) Yellow Branch Falls near Mountain Rest, SC.