Frank W. Cureton - Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A.

Frank W. Cureton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Frank Cureton is a certified specialist in tax law, and is widely respected by other tax specialists.

Mr. Cureton’s work often focuses on tax planning for partnerships and corporations. He also advises joint ventures and limited liability companies on allocations income, deductions, and tax credits.

His tax planning experience includes advising on spin-offs, reorganizations and offshore ventures designed to maximize tax benefits.

In addition, Mr. Cureton has significant experience with nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations.

Mr. Cureton is a recognized leader on the tax issues involved in conservation easements. His clients have been able to secure millions of dollars of deductions through grants land to conservation trusts.

He regularly appears before the South Carolina Department of Revenue on matters dealing with property, sales and income tax regulations.


  • Mr. Cureton recently won a property tax exemption for a local economic development alliance, which had previously been denied.
  • He obtained a property tax exemption for a nearly 500-unit military housing project.
  • He obtained a rehabilitation tax credit for an out-of-state developer for restoration of an historic mill.

Clemson UniversityBS 1984Duke UniversityJ.D. 1987New York UniversityLL.M 1991
American Bar Association

Office Location

1201 Main Street, 22nd Floor
P.O. Box 11889
Columbia, SC 29211-1889
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Columbia-SC Metro Area
Frank W. Cureton has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Tax Law (Corporate, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, Partnership, Tax Disputes)
Trusts and Estates (Estate Planning, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, Probate, Tax, Trust Administration)