Two new attorneys are on the job at the Greenville, South Carolina office of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP.
Officials for the firm said Richard L. Few Jr. and E. Tyler Smith have joined the company to work for the firm’s new, seventh location.
“Richard and Tyler are stalwarts in the Greenville community with incredible histories of community and client service,” Parker Poe partner Michael Kozlarek said. “I am proud to call them my colleagues. They are wonderful additions to Parker Poe as we continue to expand across the southeast.”
Few, who earned his law degree from Suffolk University School of Law as well as a master of laws in taxation degree from the Boston University School of Law, previously served as a managing partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP. He brings to Parker Poe 37 years of experience in such areas as tax planning, business mergers, sales, acquisitions and reorganizations, economic development and commercial and public finance.
“I found this opportunity to be a natural fit, as (Parker Poe) is collectively known for its focus on business transactions, economic development and commercial and public financing. I look forward to continuing to grow with firm and be part of their team,” Few said.
Smith, who has been practicing law in the Greenville area for 16 years, comes to Parker Poe from Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA. He has served clients in the finance sector as well as public and private borrowers. He has experience with interest rate swaps and other financial transactions as well as with New Markets Tax Credit transactions.
Smith earned his law degree, as well as a master of arts in economics, from Duke University.
“It is thrilling to become a part of such a vibrant and growth-oriented firm as Parker Poe,” Smith said. “The firm has assembled a wonderful team that stands ready, willing and able to assist in ensuring the success of its clients.”