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Neil C. Robinson, Jr.

Board Member

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Neil C. Robinson is a real estate attorney and member of Nexsen Pruet, a law firm focused on complex real estate transactions, administrative law (including permitting, zoning and land sales registrations, and development agreements), and industrial, commercial, mixed use, planned community, brownfields, and resort real estate development. He helps his clients – including PGA of America, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund, Bank of America, Home Depot USA, and more – to develop and/or interpret contractual relationships.

Robinson founded the Charleston Education Network, a private, non-profit advocacy group of business leaders committed to promoting better educational opportunities for all children. He served as its president for multiple years. He also serves on the South Carolina State Education Lottery Oversight Committee, the Education and Economic Development Coordinating Council, the Governor’s Quality Task Force, the board of the National Congressional Medal of Honor Heritage Center Foundation, Clemson University Board of Trustees, Clemson University Board of Visitors, and Pate Foundation Board of Directors. He was a founding member and past chairman of Clemson Real Estate Development Foundation and Clemson University Land Stewardship Foundation. He is also a past president of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, Clemson Advancement Foundation, Clemson University Humanities Board, and Hibernian Society Managing Committee. He is a former public defender of Richland County and a retired member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

Robinson has received many awards and recognitions, including the 2009 Distinguished Service Award (Clemson University Alumni Association’s Highest Honor), the 2016 Platinum Compleat Lawyer Award (the highest award of the University of South Carolina School of Law), the Order of the Palmetto Award, 2015 Charleston Real Estate Person of the Year and more.

Robinson holds a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina. He and his wife, Vicki, have three children.