He is a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and a CPA who uses that background to structure successful mergers and acquisitions. He has been lead counsel in transactions ranging in size from $1 million to more than $550 million.
He helps clients decide on an acquisition strategy, including the most tax-advantaged structure under the Internal Revenue Code. He then assists in negotiating the acquisition and closing the deal.
Mr. Epting has represented large, multinational businesses as well as local and regional business. He has been actively involved in numerous international joint ventures and acquisitions in Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia.
Mr. Epting served for eleven years on the South Carolina Board of Accountancy including serving as chairman for two years. He has also served as chairman of the Tax Advisory Specialization Board of the South Carolina Bar.
Court Admissions — South Carolina Supreme Court, Certified Specialist, Taxation Law
U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 1983
U.S. Tax Court, 1992