Dowse Bradwell “Brad” Rustin, IV

T: 864.250.2320
F: 864.232.2925
Poinsett Plaza, Suite 900
104 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Brad Rustin is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices in Greenville, South Carolina, in the areas bankruptcy, business litigation, class action defense, consumer financial services litigation, financial regulation, and product liability.


  • Represents corporate clients and individuals in financial and contractual matters
  • Represents defendants and plaintiffs in litigation involving financial disputes; creditors in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings; financial regulatory compliance and litigation; and commercial and special asset collection litigation, foreclosure, and receivership
  • Works with financial services firms, including consumer lenders, credit unions, and state and national banks
  • Assists clients in both state and federal class action litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Greenville County Bar
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Council Member, Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section, South Carolina Bar

Professional Activities

  • Fourth Circuit Notes Editor, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
  • Head Coach, Assistant Coach and Judge, Furman University Mock Trial Programs
  • Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy, Furman University

Awards and Honors

  • South Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Banking Law, 2012-2015)
  • University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Association Compleat Lawyer Award (2006)