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NexsenPruet, LLC Val H Stieglitz

Val Stieglitz practices in the areas of business torts, unfair competition, commercial, intellectual property, trade secrets, and products liability litigation. He has broad experience in litigating all aspects of these types of cases, from injunctive proceedings through trial and appeal.  He is the coordinator of the firm's Business Litigation Group. Mr. Stieglitz received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Order of Barristers. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a journalist for several South Carolina newspapers and operated his own statewide syndicated news service. Mr. Stieglitz's undergraduate and graduate education was at the College of William & Mary and the University of South Carolina, where he obtained degrees in International Relations. He is the author of Unfair Competition - The Migrating Insurance Agent, published by the International Association of Defense Counsel in 1995; The Tort Law Desk Reference - South Carolina; and numerous articles and papers on topics such as trademark and patent damages, enforcement of arbitration agreements, personal jurisdiction, enforcement of judgments in foreign countries, and other business-related subjects. Career Highlights • South Carolina Super Lawyers 2009 • International Association of Defense Counsel - Chairman, Business Litigation Committee. • International Association of Defense Counsel - Intellectual Property Committee, Former Chairman. • LAWorld, an international legal network - Former Board of Directors Member. (LAWorld is affiliated with the Yangtzejian Legal Network, an association of Chinese law firms with representatives through China. Mr. Stieglitz - a former LAWorld Board member- participates in professional activities in China throughout this network, and coordinates Nexsen Pruet's initiatives directed to Chinese businesses.)