William Higgins

William Higgins

Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law ...
  • South Carolina
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Practicing law since 1985, Bill's practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, income tax planning for closely held businesses, tax deferred exchanges of real estate, and business transactions, including entity formations and the acquisition and disposition of businesses and assets. He also devotes significant professional time to matters involving legal ethics and lawyer misconduct. He serves as general counsel to a number of closely held businesses. Other areas of Bill's experience include serving as a consultant and expert witness in multiple legal malpractice actions acting as outside general counsel to several law firms and to clients in the convenience store, multifamily development, transportation, commercial and industrial maintenance, construction, and automobile industries and serving as general counsel to various high net worth individuals. Bill has experience in helping clients utilize state and federal historic tax credits, as well as South Carolina textile mills revitalization credits, having served as lead closing counsel for a developer in connection with the rehabilitation of an abandoned textile mill.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law

    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

  • Real Estate Law

    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law

  • Tax Law

    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning

  • Legal Malpractice

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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Professional Experience
Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC
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Adams & Reese
Ellis, Lawhorne & Sims, P.A.
New York University School of Law
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University of South Carolina School of Law
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Presbyterian College
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Professional Associations
South Carolina State Bar  # 2499
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Websites & Blogs
Firm Website
Contact & Map
Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC
2721 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Telephone: (803) 404-5712
Fax: (803) 404-5701