Manton Grier, Jr.: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Manton Grier, Jr.

Special Counsel
Columbia,  SC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Assisted Living, Nursing Home, and Rehabilitation Facility Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Business Disputes
  • Electric Cooperatives
University University of South Carolina, B.A.
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2002
Admitted2002, South Carolina; U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Manton M. Grier, Jr. practices in the areas of business and commercial litigation with an emphasis on appellate practice. He also practices in the area of electric-utility law, focusing on cooperative organizations. He is licensed to practice in the state courts of South Carolina, the District Court of South Carolina, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Manton received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. While in law school, he was a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe and an editor for the South Carolina Law Review.

He has published articles in the South Carolina Law Review and the Journal of Internet Law.

In his spare time, Manton enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter and pulling for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

Representative Matters

· Williams v. South Carolina Dept. of Corrections, 372 S.C. 255, 641 S.E.2d 885 (2007).

· City of Camden v. Fairfield Elec. Co-op, Inc., 372 S.C. 543, 643 S.E.2d 687 (2007).

· Sloan v. South Carolina Bd. of Physical Therapy Examiners, 370 S.C. 452, 636 S.E.2d 598 (2006).

· Southern Glass & Plastics Co. v. Duke, 367 S.C. 421, 626 S.E.2d 19 (Ct. App. 2005).

· Carolina Trucks & Equipment, Inc. v. Volvo Trucks of North America, Inc., 492 F.3d 484 (4th Cir. 2007).


Nexsen Pruet Earns Designation as 'Midlands Green Business'
Nexsen Pruet has earned designation as a Midlands Green Business, joining other Columbia-area organizations that are committed to environmentally responsible practices in the workplace.


Solutions-Based Procurement: A Change in Protests of Awards
Beginning around 2004, the South Carolina Information Technology Management Office ("ITMO") began looking at a "solutions-based" procurement model. ITMO believed that many government agencies over-specified their requests for technology solutions. The end result could be denying the agencies the benefit of contractors' flexibility and expertise in designing the best and least expensive solutions. In other words, the specifications might be stifling the offerors' creative ability to propose solutions.

Fiduciary Duty Newsletter - April 2009
The Nexsen Pruet Fiduciary Duty & Trade Secret Newsletter deals with topics of current interest in these two areas of the law that are critical to businesses and the people who manage, own, and direct businesses.

Civic & Professional Memberships

· South Carolina Bar

· American Bar Association

· National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

· Electric Cooperative Bar Association

· Richland County Bar Association


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Manton Grier, Jr.

1230 Main Street, Suite 700
ColumbiaSC 29201


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