Mike Roberts focuses his practice in the areas of federal and state taxation, estate planning, business transactions (including mergers and acquisitions), commercial real estate and health care law. He currently serves as the Practice Group Leader for the firm’s Business Transactions team. With a Master of Laws degree in Taxation and certification as a specialist in both Taxation and Estate Planning and Probate by the South Carolina Supreme Court, Mike has both the educational background and real world experience needed to craft innovative solutions in today's complex business environment.
Mike represents numerous businesses and their owners, advising them on matters such as dispositions, mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations and business succession planning. He also represents many individual physicians and medical groups in South Carolina, assisting such clients with contracting matters, entity formations, joint ventures, practice governance and compliance with federal and state health care laws and regulations.
Estate planning and wealth protection is a substantial part of Mike’s practice. From wills and powers of attorney to revocable and irrevocable trusts, family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, Mike brings to the table all of the available tools to accomplish the planning goals of his clients. In addition to estate planning, Mike also provides estate administration services to his clients and their families. It is a comfort for clients to know that the same experience and expertise that was used to create their estate plan is also available to guide their families through the sometimes confusing and complicated probate process.
Mike has extensive experience with both the formation and governance of nonprofit organizations. He has established and obtained tax-exempt status for numerous nonprofit entities, including private foundations, charitable trusts and community foundations. Mike serves on a number of nonprofit boards, donating his time and expertise to such organizations in support of their causes.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Trusts and Estates