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Our attorneys and staff passionately and relentlessly pursue excellence. We realize we are often advising, assisting, counseling, and helping clients through some of the most stressful and exhilarating times in their lives, and we try our utmost to provide the compassionate, personalized, and sophisticated service such times deserve and require.

Our firm is ranked Tier 1* in the following 7 practice areas:
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Tax Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely-Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • Nonprofit/Charities Law

*in the Greenville Metropolitan Area, according to Best Law Firms®

Our attorneys are graduates of prestigious colleges around the world, including*:
  • New York University School of Law—ranked #1 in Tax Law
  • University of Florida Levin School of Law—ranked #2 in Tax Law
  • University of Minnesota School of Law—ranked #16 in Best Law Schools
  • University of Alabama School of Law—ranked #35 in Best Law Schools
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law—ranked #45 in Best Law Schools
  • University of South Carolina School of Law—ranked #60 in Best Law Schools
  • Yonsei University—ranked #5 in Best Universities in South Korea
  • Vanderbilt University—ranked #18 in National Universities (tie)
  • Case Western Reserve University—ranked #53 in National Universities (tie)
  • Clemson University—ranked #86 in National Universities (tie)
  • Furman University—ranked #46 in National Liberal Arts Colleges (tie)
  • Wofford College—ranked #59 in National Liberal Arts Colleges (tie)

*according to U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Our attorneys can help you address the following concerns:
  • Inheritance and “death” tax minimization
  • Forming and selling your business, including for tax efficiency
  • Will and trust dispositions and asset control, including second marriages, blended families, beneficiaries with fiscal challenges, and divorce/remarriage risk
  • Transitioning your business ownership and management
  • Avoiding probate and assisting estate and trust administration along with proper distributions
  • “POD/TOD” or survivorship/beneficiary designations disrupting your estate plan
  • Business/Estate/Tax/Trust Controversies, Disputes, and Litigation
  • Premarital Agreements
Our attorneys proudly serve families and businesses in the following states:
  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Tennessee

Our attorneys and staff passionately and relentlessly pursue excellence. We realize we are often advising, assisting, counseling, and helping clients through some of the most stressful and exhilarating times in their lives, and we try our utmost to provide the compassionate, personalized, and sophisticated service such times deserve and require. You will find that we truly enjoy working together and with our clients, and we look forward to working with you too.

Our firm is ranked Tier 1* in the following 7 practice areas:
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Tax Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely-Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • Nonprofit/Charities Law

*in the Greenville Metropolitan Area, according to Best Law Firms®

Our attorneys are graduates of prestigious colleges around the world, including*:
  • New York University School of Law—ranked #1 in Tax Law
  • University of Florida Levin School of Law—ranked #3 in Tax Law (tie)
  • University of Minnesota School of Law—ranked #16 in Best Law Schools
  • University of Alabama School of Law—ranked #33 in Best Law Schools
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law—ranked #42 in Best Law Schools
  • University of South Carolina School of Law—ranked #66 in Best Law Schools
  • Yonsei University—ranked #5 in Best Universities in South Korea
  • Vanderbilt University—ranked #18 in National Universities (tie)
  • Case Western Reserve University—ranked #53 in National Universities (tie)
  • Clemson University—ranked #86 in National Universities (tie)
  • Furman University—ranked #46 in National Liberal Arts Colleges (tie)
  • Wofford College—ranked #59 in National Liberal Arts Colleges (tie)

*according to U.S. News & World Report, 2024

Our attorneys can help you address the following concerns:
  • Inheritance and “death” tax minimization
  • Forming and selling your business, including for tax efficiency
  • Will and trust dispositions and asset control, including second marriages, blended families, beneficiaries with fiscal challenges, and divorce/remarriage risk
  • Transitioning your business ownership and management
  • Avoiding probate and assisting estate and trust administration along with proper distributions
  • “POD/TOD” or survivorship/beneficiary designations disrupting your estate plan
  • Business/Estate/Tax/Trust Controversies, Disputes, and Litigation
  • Premarital Agreements
Our attorneys proudly serve families and businesses in the following states:
  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Tennessee

Legal Practice Areas

Estate PlanningManeuver probate court with personalized strategies to preserve and secure your family’s future.
Estate & Trust Administration Navigate complex tax laws, probate proceedings, and trust tasks and management with our expert guidance.
Business Law & Organization Ensure your business operates within the bounds of the law and thrives.
Business Succession Planning and Transitioning Businesses Between Generations Strategize for a smooth transition of your business to the next generation.
Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Sales Navigate the complexities of business transactions with confidence.
Nonprofit Achieve and continue to impact others with legal support.
Employee Benefits, Executive Compensations, and ERISA Optimize your workplace with our legal solutions.

Not Just Another Law Firm

At Thomas, Fisher & Edwards, we prioritize individualized service in establishing your legacy. Avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach, we seek to develop a deep understanding of your needs and goals so we can craft solutions to fit your unique situation. We work with you at each step of the process, keeping you informed of options and risks associated with every decision as well as equipping you with answers to complex questions which affect your family or business. As a result, your final documents will be systematically designed to address current issues as well as future concerns. Thousands of families in the Upstate have trusted us to protect their businesses and estates, and because Best Law Firms® recognizes our unwavering dedication to excellence, we have been honored by that publication with the esteemed Tier 1 ranking in seven practice areas in 2024.

What Our Professional Partners and Clients Say

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