Charles S. Verdin IV



Charles S. Verdin IV is an attorney in the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina office.  His practice includes trusts and estate planning, taxation, and corporate law.  In addition to holding a J.D., Chuck is a certified public accountant.  He is also a certified specialist in taxation law and in estate planning and probate law by the South Carolina Supreme Court.  He has significant experience with estate planning and planned giving, complex trust and probate administration, corporate formation and structuring, and federal, state, and local tax planning and disputes.



Clemson University

B.S. Financial Management, magna cum laude (1991)

University of South Carolina School of Law

J.D. (1996)

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Tax Court

Associations & Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section, Member
    • Tax Section, Member
  • Greenville County Bar, Member
  • Greenville Estate Planning Council, Member
  • South Carolina Bar
    • Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section Council, Chair (2017)
    • Tax Law Section, Member
  • South Carolina Supreme Court
    • Commission on Judicial Conduct, Member
    • Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, Member
    • Taxation Law Specialization Advisory Board, Past Member
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, Member
  • South Carolina Probate Code Revision Committee, Member

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
    • Tax Law (2018 – 2024)
      • Lawyer of the Year, Greenville, South Carolina (2021, 2023)
    • Trust and Estates (2020 – 2024)
      • Lawyer of the Year, Greenville, South Carolina (2020, 2023)
  • Legal Elite of the Upstate, Greenville Business Magazine
    • Mergers and Acquisitions (2020)
    • Tax and Estate Planning (2013-2014, 2017-2020, 2022-2023)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating
  • South Carolina Supreme Court, Pro Bono Honor Roll (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Certifications
    • Certified Specialist in Taxation Law, South Carolina Supreme Court
    • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law, South Carolina Supreme Court
    • Certified Public Accountant

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