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Charleston

United States

Charleston

134 Meeting Street
Suite 500
Charleston, South Carolina 29401

Our Charleston office opened with seven lawyers in December of 2011. The office has since grown to more than 35 lawyers to accommodate the increasing demands of the business community and firm clients throughout South Carolina, the United States, and the world.

Our Charleston lawyers provide legal services in nearly every area of law, possess local knowledge of business, and have strong, established connections in the local and statewide business and legal communities. Our lawyers represent local, regional, national, and global clients of all sizes in a diverse array of industries.

In 2017, fDi Magazine ranked South Carolina number one in the country for foreign direct investment, based on the number of projects on a per capita basis. South Carolina’s central location between New York and Miami, its deep water port and two major container shipping terminals, and Charleston’s international airport position the state well for global business. Many companies have chosen South Carolina to open or expand operations, specifically in the automotive, aerospace, technology, and life sciences industries.

Experience

The lawyers in the Charleston office provide legal counsel in the following legal areas and industries:

 Experience by Practice

  • Aviation Finance
  • Banking and Finance 
  • Construction 
  • Corporate/M&A 
  • Corporate Governance 
  • Customs 
  • Economic Development 
  • Energy 
  • Environment, Land and Natural Resources 
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 
  • Health Care 
  • Immigration 
  • Import/Export 
  • Intellectual Property 
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade/Customs 
  • Investigations, Enforcement and White Collar 
  • Labor and Employment 
  • Litigation 
  • Maritime 
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate 
  • Tax 
  • Telecom, Media and Technology 
  • Toxic Tort

 Experience by Industry

  • Aerospace/Aviation
  • Agribusiness 
  • Automotive 
  • Broadcast Media 
  • Defense 
  • Entertainment 
  • Financial Institutions 
  • Food and Beverage 
  • Foreign Investment 
  • Health Care 
  • Life Sciences 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Paper and Packaging 
  • Resort, Hospitality and Leisure 
  • Retail 
  • Technology
  • The 2020 Chambers USA guide recognizes the firm among leaders in South Carolina in the areas of Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, and Real Estate.
  • In 2020 the Charleston office was recognized as a Tier 1 firm by U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the areas of Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Litigation - Banking & Finance, and Real Estate Law.
  • In 2020, eight lawyers from the Charleston office have been named among the 2020 Best Lawyers in America.
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