Attorney Jeff Tibbals

Nexsen Pruet Attorney Selected for Diversity Leaders Initiative- Jeff Tibbals named to Riley Institute’s 11th Lowcountry Class

Nexsen Pruet lawyer Jeff Tibbals is one of 45 leaders who have been selected to participate in the 11th Lowcountry class of the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI).

Tibbals is a real estate attorney who is Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.  His law practice is focused on high-stakes and high-profile real estate and development disputes.

“We are excited to welcome these accomplished people into DLI. The relationships they will form and tools they will gain over the course of the DLI program will support their progress as passionate and influential leaders in the state,” said Dr. Don Gordon, executive director of the Riley Institute.

The new class adds to the total of 1700 Riley Fellows. Classes meet for five months in a format driven by timely, relevant case studies and other experiential learning tools designed to create relationships and maximize interaction among professionals with diverse careers and backgrounds.

Other Nexsen Pruet attorneys who have completed the DLI include Kenny Gardner, Mark Moore and Jennifer Hollingsworth (2015); Rick Mendoza (2014); Tommy Lavender (2013), John Sowards (2012), Tushar Chikhliker (2010), Leighton Lord (2009), Paul Dominick (2008) and Ron Jones (2006).


Nexsen Pruet, LLC is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 190 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, S.C. as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, N.C.  Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues. More at