Bernard F. Hawkins Jr.

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

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Main Street 1320
Columbia 29201 SC US

Bernard Hawkins Jr. applies his scientific background and legal training in working nationally on science-based litigation and dispute resolution.


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD, cum laude (1990)
  • University of South Carolina, BS, Biology, magna cum laude (1986)


  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina


  • Experience in environmental law, toxic tort and pharmaceutical/drug and medical device litigation
  • Involved in commenting on and challenging federal rulemakings in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • Lead counsel in obtaining RCRA and air permits in challenged proceedings for the first new secondary lead smelter permitted in the United States in over 25 years
  • Received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to act as special environmental counsel for a manufacturing company during the company’s bankruptcy process
  • Retained to coordinate the resolution of a chemical regulation dispute in U.S. jurisdictions and numerous other countries

Professional Activities:

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • American Bar Association, Section of Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Section of Business Law
  • South Carolina Bar
  • American Chemical Society


  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Technical Committee and Air Subcommittee
  • United Way of the Midland’s Tocqueville Society


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