2018
Aug

15

Four attorneys from Merline & Meacham, P.A. have been named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 Edition as Greenville, South Carolina “Lawyer of the Year”.

David A. Merline, Jr. has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation - ERISA “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville, Keith G. Meacham has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2019 Trusts and Estates Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Greenville, Robert E. August has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2019 Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville, and Marie Monroe has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2019 Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville. BestLawyers® is only honoring a single lawyer from each community in each high-profile legal specialty as "Lawyers of the Year."

2018
Aug

15

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the “The Best Lawyers in America©” 2019 Edition

David A. Merline, Jr. for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation-ERISA, Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates, Keith G. Meacham for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates, Robert E. August for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates, Marie Monroe for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law and Trusts and Estates, and Douglas O'Neal for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Trusts and Estates.

2018
Aug

3

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that four of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Legal Elite for the August issue of Greenville Business Magazine.

David A. Merline, Jr., Keith G. Meacham, Robert E. August and Andrew D. Merline were selected for the Tax and Estate area of practice and David A. Merline and Robert August for Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions.

2018
Nov

2

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce the firm's inclusion in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings.

In Greenville, South Carolina the firm earned a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation - Tax, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates Law. In addition, the firm earned a Metropolitan Tier 2 ranking for Litigation – ERISA. Receiving a Tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading Lawyers and clients in the same communities and practice areas for its professionalism, and its integrity. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

2017
Aug

31

Two attorneys from Merline & Meacham, P.A. have been named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 Edition as Greenville, South Carolina “Lawyer of the Year”.

David A. Merline, Jr. has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2018 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville and Marie Monroe has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2018 Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville. BestLawyers® is only honoring a single lawyer from each community in each high-profile legal specialty as “Lawyers of the Year.”

2017
Aug

31

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the “The Best Lawyers in America©” 2018 Edition

David A. Merline, Jr., Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation-ERISA, Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates, Keith G. Meacham Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates, Robert E. August Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates, and Marie Monroe Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law and Trusts and Estates, and Douglas O'Neal Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law and Trusts and Estates.

2017
Aug

2

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Legal Elite for the August issue of Greenville Business Magazine.

David A. Merline, Jr. for Tax and Estate, Keith G. Meacham for Tax & Estate and Robert August for Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax and Estate.

2017
Jun

22

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that Phillip J. Martin has joined our firm as an Associate Attorney. Phillip holds an LL.M. in taxation and will focus on estate planning and transactional law.
2017
May

1

Attorneys David A. Merline, Jr., Keith G. Meacham and Robert E. August have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.

Mr. Merline was included in the area of Business/Corporate, Mr. Meacham was included in the area of Estate Planning & Probate, and Mr. August was included in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions.

2017
Apr

25

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that our firm and attorney David A. Merline, Jr. have been selected to join the Legal Elite of 2017 in the following areas:

Best Tax & Probate Law Firm - South Carolina & Tax Law Specialist of the Year - South Carolina.

2016
Nov

3

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce the firm's inclusion in the 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings.

In Greenville, South Carolina the firm earned a Tier 1 ranking for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation - ERISA, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy -Tax, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates Law. These rankings provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. These rankings feature law firms which are given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

2016
Aug

3

Two attorneys from Merline & Meacham, P.A. have been named Best Lawyers® 2017 Greenville, South Carolina “Lawyer of the Year”.

David A. Merline, Jr. has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2017 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville and Keith G. Meacham has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2017 Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville. Best Lawyers® is only honoring a single lawyer from each community in each high-profile legal specialty as “Lawyers of the Year.”

2016
Aug

16

August 16, 2016 Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the “The Best Lawyers in America©” 2017 in the following practice areas:

David A. Merline, Jr., Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation-ERISA, Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law), Keith G. Meacham Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law), Robert E. August Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law, and Marie Monroe Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.

2016
Aug

9

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that David A. Merline, Jr. has been selected by Greenville Business Magazine as a Legal Elite of the Upstate Labor and Employment Law Attorney and a Legal Elite of the Upstate Tax and Estate Law Attorney for 2016
2016
May

13

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that Andrew D. Merline, LL.M. in Taxation, has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Merline’s primary practice areas are business transactions and estate planning.
2016
Apr

26

Attorneys David A. Merline, Jr. and Robert E. August have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.

Mr. Merline was included in the area of Business/Corporate and Mr. August was included in the area of Mergers & Acquisions. Additionally, Mr. Merline was named in the Top 25 South Carolina Lawyers in Super Lawyers magazine.

2016
Jan

1

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Douglas B. O'Neal has been named a Shareholder in the firm.
2015
Nov

2

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce the firm's inclusion in the 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings.

In Greenville, South Carolina the firm earned a Tier 1 ranking for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation -Tax, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law. In Greenville, South Carolina the firm also earned a Tier 2 ranking for Mergers and Acquisitions Law and a Tier 3 Ranking for Litigation - ERISA. These rankings provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. These rankings feature law firms which are given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

2015
Sept

3

Three attorneys from Merline & Meacham, P.A. have been named Best Lawyers® 2016 Greenville, South Carolina “Lawyer of the Year”.

David A. Merline, Jr. has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2016 Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville, Keith G. Meacham has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2016 Litigation and Controversy - Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville, and Robert E. August has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2016 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville. Best Lawyers® is only honoring a single lawyer from each community in each high-profile legal specialty as “Lawyers of the Year.”

2015
Sept

3

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 “The Best Lawyers in America©” 2015 edition in the following practice areas:

David A. Merline, Jr., Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation-ERISA, Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law), Keith G. Meacham Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law), Robert E. August Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law, and Marie Monroe Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.

2015
Sept

3

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that five of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Super Lawyers®, a Thomas Reuters business.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. David A. Merline, Jr. was selected as a Super Lawyer in the practice areas of Business/Corporate, Estate Planning and Probate and Employee Benefits; Keith G. Meacham was selected as a Super Lawyer in the practice areas of Estate Planning & Probate and Tax: Business; Robert E. August was selected as a Super Lawyer in the practice areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Estate Planning and Probate and Tax: Business; Marie Monroe was selected as a Rising Star in the practice areas of Estate Planning and Probate, Tax: Business and Nonprofit Organizations; and Douglas B. O'Neal was selected as a Rising Star in the practice areas of Estate Planning and Probate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Tax.

2015
Apr

21

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Douglas B. O'Neal has been certified as a Specialist in Taxation Law by the Supreme Court of South Carolina.
2014
Nov

5

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce the firm's inclusion in the 2015 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.

The firm received a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking in Greenville, South Carolina for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation - Tax, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law. The firm received a Metropolitan Tier 2 ranking in Greenville, South Carolina for Litigation - ERISA and Mergers & Acquisitions Law. These rankings provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. These rankings feature law firms which are given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

2014
Aug

26

Three attorneys from Merline & Meacham, P.A. have been named Best Lawyers® 2015 Greenville “Lawyer of the Year”.

Keith G. Meacham has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2015 Non-Profit/Charities Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville, Robert E. August has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2015 Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville, and Marie Monroe has been named as the Best Lawyers® 2015 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Greenville. Best Lawyers® is only honoring a single lawyer from each community in each high-profile legal specialty as “Lawyers of the Year.”

2014
Aug

18

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion “The Best Lawyers in America©” 2015 edition in the following practice areas:

David A. Merline, Jr., Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation-ERISA, Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law), Keith G. Meacham Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law),Robert E. August Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates Law, and Marie Monroe Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.

2014
Aug

30

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Super Lawyers®, a Thomas Reuters business.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. David A. Merline, Jr. was selected in the practice area of Business/Corporate; Keith G. Meacham was selected in the practice area of Estate Planning & Probate and Robert E. August was selected in the practice area of Mergers & Acquisitions.

2014
Aug

23

Merline & Meacham, PA is pleased to announce that Marie Monroe has become a shareholder in the firm. Ms. Monroe’s practice focuses primarily on trusts and estates law, probate, non-profit organizations and ERISA/employee benefits law.
2013
Nov

1

Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce the firm's inclusion in the 2014 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.

The firm received a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking in Greenville, South Carolina for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation - Tax, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law. These rankings provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. These rankings feature law firms which are given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.