Business North Carolina Legal Elite 2022
Hoyle`s specific areas of interest include mergers and acquisitions, business creation, purchase and sale of interests, commercial real estate transactions, probate and estate law, tax advice and including advice on the taxation of certain companies. Fleming advises national and regional health care providers on a wide range of legal matters. McGough regularly lectures on estate planning, business law and tax topics for lawyers, CPAs and public groups. He is certified by the Supreme Court of South Carolina as a specialist in tax law and estate planning and estate law. He is a member of many legal organizations, including the former chair of the tax law section of the South Carolina Bar. Originally from Stevensville, Maryland, Starkey received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of East Carolina and his Doctor of Laws degree. at the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she received her laude degree. During her law school, she worked as a contract tutor and technology editor for abA`s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal. She also received the CALI Award for Contract Law while attending UofSC. His many recognitions and honors include being named the 2020 Upstate Best Voting Winner for Tax and Estate Law and being named The Best Lawyer in America in more than 12 areas, including corporate law, benefits, close-knit business, litigation, and family law.
Burke, a partner at Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey in Greenville, focuses on civil litigation with a focus on commercial litigation, acquisition of prominent estates/rights of way, and family law. Business North Carolina is the state`s leading business magazine. Each year, the publication sends ballots to all active members of the North Carolina State Bar who are based in North Carolina. Voters are asked, “Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you`ve watched first-hand, who would you rank among the best in these categories right now?” Voters are not allowed to vote for themselves and can only choose members of their own law firm if they also choose lawyers from outside the firm in the same categories, with a greater weighting of votes outside the firm. The lawyers who receive the most votes in their respective categories become permanent members of the Elite Legal Hall of Fame. Davis supports high net worth individuals and families with estate planning, charitable giving and business succession planning. He also assists clients with property tax, income tax, sales and use tax, and reporting requirements for business licenses. In addition, Philp`s practice also includes representing clients with estate planning needs, such as drafting wills, trusts, limited liability operating agreements, and other aspects of planning. Orvin`s practice includes commercial transactions, real estate development, and real estate and commercial processes. With extensive experience in the development of commercial, industrial and mixed-use real estate, handling zoning issues, drafting and negotiating commercial leases and supporting businesses in the acquisition, development and sale of residential and multi-family portfolios, he represents clients in the development and furnishing of condominiums and other real estate developments of common interest.
He works with companies of all sizes, from start-ups to multinationals, and assists at all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation to litigation and appeal. He has handled cases in state and federal courts in North Carolina and South Carolina. Bach practices complex business processes with a focus on contracts, shareholder disputes, trade secrets, intellectual property, employment contracts, landlord-tenant disputes, and government liability. In its 19th year, Business North Carolina`s Legal Elite is the only award of its kind that gives every active state attorney the opportunity to participate. Business North Carolina`s Legal Elite is published in January of each year. The full list for 2022 can be found here: businessnc.com/special-sections/legal-elite/. Skipper was born in Georgetown and grew up on the coast of South Carolina. He began his legal career in 1990 as a student at the College of Charleston. Powers also provides general business advice to contractors, subcontractors and developers in all aspects of construction, including financing, security and contract negotiation. He is familiar with a variety of areas, including banking, creditor rights, commercial real estate, incentives for economic development, and business and business planning, particularly in the area of taxation.
The Legal Elite selection for 2022 is presented in the following pages and we are happy to honor it. He is a member of the company`s agri-food team. Andy Merline of Merline & Meacham focuses on mergers and acquisitions, business and transaction law, succession planning, estate planning and administration, taxes, LLCs, partnerships, family limited partnerships and corporations, as well as asset protection planning. Downey, a partner at Moore Bradley Meyers PA, leads its insolvency department and represents debtors and creditors on business and consumer business cases. Hoyle is a corporate lawyer at Nexsen Pruet in Charleston, where he focuses his practice on helping clients develop legal strategies that support business growth and economic vitality in the region. Kilpatrick of Murphy & Kilpatrick of Columbia operates in a variety of jurisdictions, including estate planning, estate administration and litigation, guardianship, conservatories, trust and trust administration and litigation, elderly law, business creation and administration, and real estate. Scoopmire provides general business and management advice with a focus on commercial real estate transactions and financing. She assists in negotiating purchase and sale contracts, coordinating and reviewing due diligence documents, and entering into transactions. She advises on issues of titles, permits and claims, financing, leasing, acquisition and sale. She has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating real estate transaction documents, including purchase and sale contracts, deeds, mortgages, commercial leases, hereditary building rights, easements, estoppels and subordination agreements. She has represented lawyers, law firms and lawyers in litigation, disciplinary action, pre-litigation and ethical advice. Cohoon`s cases include whistleblowing cases for government employees, discrimination complaints, wage disputes, administrative complaints, and benefits litigation.
Cohoon primarily represents employees, but it also serves non-profit organizations and small businesses. We appreciate the participation of lawyers across the state. Thank you for your support of Legal Elite 2022. Lewis is the manager of Jackson Lewis` Greenville and Charlotte office. She is also a member of the firm`s Board of Directors and co-head of the Litigation practice group. She represents employers in labour disputes and advises companies on practices and policies to promote employee engagement and avoid litigation. Webb has been General Counsel for Greenville County Schools since 2009. He oversees all legal aspects of the school district`s operations, which has nearly 78,000 students and 11,000 employees. Born in Charleston, she has had many wonderful mentors over the years, both inside and outside the legal world, including her parents. She cites her most influential mentor as the late John Tiller, a well-known litigator. Rast a commencé sa carrière juridique dans le domaine des transactions commerciales, mais s’est rapidement concentrée sur les affaires devant les tribunaux de la famille. Als Absolvent des Florida State University College of Law und der University of South Carolina erhielt Payne den Junior League of Columbia Kinsey Black Jones Memorial Award und gehörte zum Charleston Business Magazine Legal Elite of the Lowcountry for Business Litigation (2019-2022) und erhielt die Auszeichnung Top Attorney Vote.