Burr & Forman

09.20.2019   |   Firm News

Burr Forman McNair Expands Corporate and Tax Group in South Carolina

Burr Forman McNair announces the addition of associate Jennifer Leaphart, who joins the firm’s Corporate and Tax group where she will provide tax representation to individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, and general and limited partnerships. With experience in commercial real estate and family businesses, Leaphart counsels clients on federal, state and local tax issues as part of business planning.

“The addition of Jennifer is in direct response to the growing needs of our Corporate and Tax group clients in South Carolina and beyond,” said Michael Weaver, Burr Forman McNair’s Columbia office managing partner. “Her impressive background in the tax arena will enhance our capabilities to serve our clients at the highest level locally, and throughout our expanded footprint. We are excited to welcome her on board.”

Leaphart has experience with M&A transactions, financing transactions, partnership formations, and drafting U.S. tax disclosures for U.S. and foreign securities offerings. She also analyzes proposed structures for various transactions, including cross-border acquisitions, real estate investment trusts and qualified opportunity zone investments.

Leaphart is admitted in New York and South Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina Honors College and her law degree from Tulane University Law School.

For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP’s experienced legal team has served clients at the intersection of business and government with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 360 attorneys and 19 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. The firm operates as Burr Forman McNair in North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.

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