Rivers S. Stilwell

T: 864.250.2217
F: 864.250.2284
Poinsett Plaza, Suite 900
104 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Rivers S. Stilwell is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Greenville where he practices in the areas of business and commercial litigation, gaming law, public procurement, water and sewer utilities, zoning, land use and development, and construction.


  • Has trial, appellate and arbitration experience involving business disputes, financial institutions, computer software, special purpose districts, product liability, and construction
  • Represents the regional sewer authority as its General Counsel handling procurement, government contracting, FOIA, corporate governance and litigation
  • Administrative law experience in  bid protests and contract disputes at the state and local level, zoning disputes,  permit  denials and appeals
  • Regulatory experience appearing before the SC Department  of  Labor Licensing and Regulation and the SC Public Service Commission

Community Involvement

  • President of Project Care, a HUD funded program serving  the chronically homeless
  • Board member and former Treasurer of Public Education Partners for Greenville County
  • Original member, City of Greenville’s Design and Preservation Committee

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Treasurer and Founding Member, The Upstate South Carolina American Inn of Court
  • Construction Law Section, South Carolina Bar