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Matthew B. Edwards

With a designation of Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the South Carolina Supreme Court, Matthew B. Edwards concentrates his practice in the areas of taxation, business formations and commercial law, complex estate planning, probate and trust law, business sales, mergers and acquisitions and non-profit/charities law.

Educational Background:
University of Florida Levin College of Law, Master of Laws in Taxation

University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor (cum laude)

  • South Carolina Law Review
  • Moot Court Bar
  • CALI Awards: Professional Responsibility and Fiduciary Administration
  • Capers Bouton Memorial Scholarship Recipient
  • John Holland Scholarship Recipient
  • Albert C. Todd, III Estate Planning Award

Furman University, Bachelor of Science – Computer Science and Business Administration (cum laude)

Honors:

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates
  • Eagle Scout
  • Legal Elite of the Upstate 2018, Greenville Business Magazine (Tax & Estate and Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, top vote recipient)
  • Legal Elite of the Upstate 2017, Greenville Business Magazine (Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Legal Elite of the Upstate 2016, Greenville Business Magazine (Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax & Estate)
  • Legal Elite of the Upstate 2015, Greenville Business Magazine (Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions)

Professional Organizations:
American Bar Association

South Carolina Bar

  • Probate Estate Planning and Trusts Section
  • Tax Law Section (Council Member, 2017-2019)

Greenville County Bar Association

Greenville Estate Planning Council (Member, Board of Directors 2013 – 2019, Vice President for Programs 2018 – 2019)

Greenville Estate Planning Study Group

Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the South Carolina Supreme Court

Professional Publications:
Published in the November 2018 edition of SC Lawyer, “Erasing the Past: Tax Rescission and the Ability to Undo Completed Transactions for Federal Tax Purposes”

Published in the 2015 edition of The Advisor, Furman University, “Income Tax Basis Planning for Your Estate”

Published in the 2013 edition of The Advisor, Furman University, “Non-Tax Uses of Trusts in Estate Planning”

Bar Admissions:
South Carolina

Matthew Edwards | Attorney | Greenville SC
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