R. Nicholas Felix joins Butler Snow’s Commercial Litigation team 

April 18, 2023

Butler Snow LLP announced that R. Nicholas Felix (Nick) has joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group in the Charleston, South Carolina, office effective April 1, 2023. He represents individual and corporate clients in complex commercial and catastrophic injury matters.  He is also a licensed and certified State and Federal arbitrator and mediator, with a substantial portion of his practice being devoted to Alternative Dispute Resolution.

“We are thrilled to welcome Nick to the firm,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow.“With a proven track record for success, he will be a great asset to our commercial litigation practice and our clients. ”

Felix joins Butler Snow with more than thirty years of legal experience and an extensive professional portfolio.  His commercial litigation practice includes contract, commercial and residential construction, trust and estates, employment, director and officer liability, business torts, and financial services cases.  Additionally, he has handled personal injury cases of all kind including product liability, premises liability, class actions, and auto wreck cases involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death.

Over the course of his impressive career, Felix has mediated over eight hundred cases including class actions, commercial/residential development, multi-party construction, consumer/corporate finance, intellectual property, personal injury, probate, and professional malpractice.

Prior to his work in the private sector, Felix honed his trial skills as a prosecutor and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, serving as a JAG Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation and has built a reputation for having a keen sense of practicality and problem-solving in dispute resolution or aggressive representation in legal proceedings.

Felix received his bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina.

Butler Snow’s commercial litigation practice is led by some of the firm’s most experienced trial lawyers who have gained regional and national reputations for successfully handling complex commercial litigation, class actions and mass tort matters. Butler Snow’s trial teams are composed of experienced courtroom advocates and litigators widely recognized for their keen ability to rapidly form an integrated team of attorneys to efficiently address complex litigation matters, including those involving multiple jurisdictions across the nation. This practice group has experience encompassing a wide range of commercial disputes, including business and shareholder disputes, real estate and oil and gas litigation, insurance claims and coverage, director and officer liability and failed financial institution litigation, breach of contract, breach of warranty, consumer protection, unfair competition, UCC and sales litigation, administrative bid protests, RICO, securities and bankruptcy cases, as well as related class actions.


About Butler Snow 

Butler Snow LLP is a full-service law firm with over 400 attorneys collaborating across a network of more than 25 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Ranked as a leading firm for client relations and one of America’s Top 100 law firms in the BTI Power Rankings, Butler Snow is recognized as one of the nation’s top law firms for client service, including being named to the Client Service A-Team for three consecutive years. Additionally, the firm was ranked 48th out of 650 firms in the BTI Client Relationship Scorecard for understanding client business, anticipating client needs, unprompted communication, legal skills, quality and keeping clients informed. At Butler Snow, inclusion and diversity are key drivers of innovation and creativity and paramount to the firm’s culture of collaboration and partnership. The firm is proud to have achieved Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule Certification Plus, been named a 2022 Top Performer by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) and a 2022 finalist for the Thomas L. Sager Award presented by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). Butler Snow is also a long-time member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms. For more information, visit www.butlersnow.com or follow the firm on Twitter @Butler_Snow.