Burr & Forman

David J. Tigges

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  • LL.M., William & Mary Marshall - Wythe School of Law (1992)
  • J.D., Capital University Law School (1990)
  • B.G.S., University of Toledo (1986)

Georgia, South Carolina

  • Leadership South Carolina, Class of 2009
  • Chambers USA,America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Public Employee Benefit Authority, Board of Directors (2012-2019) Retirement Committee, Chair (2016)
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2013-2019)
  • Heritage Classic Foundation, Board of Directors (2011-2019)
  • South Carolina Finance Committee, Graham for President (2015)
  • Lowcountry Economic Alliance, Chair (2012-2015)
  • Finance Committee, Haley for Governor (2014)
  • Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2006-2014), Chair (2009-2012)
  • South Carolina Aquarium, Board of Directors (2011-2014)
  • Member, Beaufort County Task Force on Economic Development (2010-2011
  • Mayor's Task Force for the Hilton Head Island's Future (2009-2011)
  • Coastal Carolina Arts Center, Board of Directors
  • The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, Board of Directors (2004-2008)
  • Member, South Carolina Governor's Blue Ribbon Committee on Conservation Easement
  • South Carolina Governor's Blue Ribbon Committee on Tax Incentives for Historic Preservation

Carolinas Managing Partner
Partner
| Columbia, SC

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Services

Government Relations Corporate Tax Law Real Estate

Industries

Financial Institutions Real Estate

David serves as the Carolinas Managing Partner and sits on the firm's Executive Committee. He also oversees the firm's Government Relations team. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of McNair Law Firm for nine years.

David practices corporate and tax law where he focuses on advising businesses and executives on the tax aspects of corporate and real estate transactions. Before relocating to Hilton Head Island, he practiced law in Philadelphia, PA and Savannah, GA.

He is a past and founding member of the Board of Directors for the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority, where he also served as Chairman of the Retirement Committee. He also served on the Finance Committees for Graham for President and Haley for Governor. In addition, David has served on the Board of Directors for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, the Lowcountry Economic Alliance, and the Heritage Classic Foundation.

T:  (843) 785-2171

 Col: (803) 799-9800

dtigges@burr.com

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