Jim Blair: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Jim Blair

Greenville,  SC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Distressed Property and Workout Practice Group
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Tax Controversy
  • Resort Development
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Startups - Innovation Team
University University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1987; Dallas Theological Seminary, Cert., 1989
Law SchoolSyracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1993
Admitted1993, South Carolina; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. District Court, Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

James A. (Jim) Blair, III practices in the areas of real estate development, real property transactions, real estate litigation, corporate law, and utilities.

Mr. Blair represents developers and public and private corporations. Mr. Blair's real estate practice focuses on real estate development, including acquisition, development agreements, securities issues, commercial leasing, and public and private utility work.

Mr. Blair's litigation practice is limited to real property disputes and he has first chair trial experience in both state and federal courts involving complex matters such as shopping center development disputes, private utilities matters, title litigation, office building acquisition and leasing disputes and mold issues.

Mr. Blair has instructed numerous continuing legal education courses on a variety of real property and related topics, and has been an active member of the South Carolina Bar Association, where he has served on both the South Carolina Bar's Professional Responsibility Committee and the Ethics Committee.

Mr. Blair earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas and his law degree from the Syracuse University School of Law. He also received a Certificate in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary.


Nexsen Pruet: Only Law Firm Listed for North and South Carolina in "Trade Allies" Directory
The new edition of Southern Business & Development magazine features the "1st Annual Trade Allies Directory." Nexsen Pruet is the only law firm listed in both North and South Carolina.

Nexsen Pruet Moves into New Office Space in Greenville
Nexsen Pruet has moved into new office space in Greenville.

Nexsen Pruet Elects Four New Members
Nexsen Pruet announced today that Laurie Becker, Jim Blair, Jamie Hedgepath and Dennis Lynch have been elected Members (partners) of the firm.

"Please re-lease me: Upstate office glut looms"
The October 27, 2008 edition of GSA Business features a story about Nexsen Pruet's upcoming move and the amount of vacant office space in the Greenville area.

Nexsen Pruet Creates Distressed Property and Workout Practice Group
The new group will provide clients with resources, skills and experience to help navigate issues that emerge during periods of economic and financial uncertainty.

Nexsen Pruet Named Among Top Economic Development Law Firms in the Southeast
Southern Business & Development magazine has named Nexsen Pruet one of the top law firms for economic development in the South - and the only one recognized in South Carolina.

Jim Blair Joins Nexsen Pruet's Real Estate Team
James A. (Jim) Blair III has joined the Greenville office of Nexsen Pruet, where he will practice in the Real Estate group and serve as Special Counsel.


Top 10 Law Firms that Understand Economic Development
Nexsen Pruet is named among the top law firms in the Southeast for economic development - and is the only law firm listed in South Carolina.

Civic & Professional Memberships

· American Bar Association

· South Carolina Bar Association

· Greenville County Bar Association

· Urban Land Institute Membership Committee, Upstate South Carolina

· International Council of Shopping Centers, Associate Member

· South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association

· E.L. Wiegand Corporate Practice Group


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Jim Blair

55 E. Camperdown Way, Fourth Floor, 29601
GreenvilleSC 29603


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