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Dalhi N. Myers

Of Counsel | Columbia, SC |

dmyers@turnerpadget.com   |   vcard   |   803-227-4258

Biography

Dalhi Myers has the unique experience of having been the most senior in-house attorney at a Fortune 50 company and a succesful partner in a law firm. She is an outstanding corporate lawyer, whose analysis is infused with a healthy dose of real-world, practical experience. Ms. Myers has helped to build companies (including “greenfield and “brownfield” builds) from the ground up, as internal and external counsel, building from $0 annual revenue to over $100m.

She has represented the world’s largest retailer on matters as diverse as the realty aspects of opening new stores, including negotiating zoning changes, to resolving multi-million dollar tort claims. A skilled transactional attorney, Myers also has negotiated and drafted over 30 international telecommunications interconnection agreements; assisted in conducting and completing all regulatory and legal due diligence for more than 30 corporate mergers, valued between $30m and $220m each. Simply stated, Ms. Myers understands business. 

As a newly elected member of Richland County Council, Councilwoman Myers has added a unique understanding of the power of economic incentives to fund local growth and development to her corporate experience. As a public official, Myers helps set policy for Richland County and direct its annual budget of approximately $1.2b, and its “Penny Tax Project”, with a twenty year budget of $1.3b. 

Dalhi Myers has the right combination of experience, legal talent, and hard work to help you meet your businesses’ goals and objectives. She believes in completing all aspects of a client’s matter with excellence, which is the result of hard work and creative problem solving. In her opinion, “there is always a way to achieve a goal. We just have to work hard and smart enough to find it.”

Representative Matters

  • Acquired more than 17 network licenses for a Fortune 50 Company, four as a “first” or “second” new entrant into a newly liberalized global telecommunications market, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, and Seoul.  Licenses and infrastructure build out valued at more than $100m.
  • Managed, as Director of Legal & Regulatory Affairs, an in-house legal budget of $1.5m.  Hired and directed outside lawyers in approximately 17 Pacific Rim Countries.
  • Represented the World’s #1 Retailer, the Fortune # ! company in the State of South Carolina for 5 years.  Managed a portfolio of litigation, new store related realty, and general corporate affairs valued at $5m.  

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