Margaret R. Scoopmire - Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A.

Margaret R. Scoopmire

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Meg Scoopmire leads the Firm's real estate team. A native of Greenville, she focuses on commercial real estate transactions and commercial real estate finance.

She was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in Chambers USA for Real Estate Law (2016). In 2014, Ms. Scoopmire was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys.  

In commercial real estate transactions, Ms. Scoopmire helps clients perform due diligence and advises on title, permitting, entitlements, acquisitionor sale documentation, financing (construction and permanent), leasing and disposition.

She has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, deeds, mortgages, commercial leases, ground leases, transmission tower leases, easements, building access agreements and other real estate related documents.

For borrowers and commercial lenders, Ms. Scoopmire advises on all aspects of commercial financing arrangemetns, including asset-based lending, construction financing, real estate financing and equipment financing. She handles the documenting and negotiating of commercial loans, including government-guaranteed loans.

She is a designated attorney for the US Small Business Administration Development Company Loan Program (504). 


  • Representation of a healthcare network in a $162 million transaction involving the sale and leaseback of 16 medical office buildings
  • Serving as real estate counsel in numerous New Market Tax Credit transactions for the development of a children’s museum, an office and residential facility, the development of a new medical school campus; and the renovation of a performing arts center
  • Representing a regional bank in an asset based lending transaction totaling $40 million
  • Serving as local South Carolina counsel and title agent in connection with the acquisition and development of several large apartment complexes
  • Serving as local South Carolina counsel in connection with the refinancing of an international retail corporation’s global finance package
  • Representation of a community bank in loans for the development of owner occupied manufacturing facilities, medical offices, and convenience stores
  • Representing a regional bank in the leasing, sale and disposition of foreclosed real estate assets
  • Representing numerous new businesses to South Carolina in the acquisition and development of new manufacturing or industrial facilities

Additional Information

Court Admissions — U.S. Federal Court for the District of South Carolina, 2003
Furman UniversityBA 1991University of South CarolinaJ.D. 1998
South Carolina Bar AssociationGreenville County Bar AssociationFriends of Springwood CemetaryMeals on WheelsSouth Carolina Women Lawyers Association

Office Location

One North Main, Second Floor
P.O. Box 2048
Greenville, SC 29602-2048
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law