January 5, 2022
Merline & Meacham, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney W. Verne McGough, Jr. has been named a shareholder in the firm. Verne focuses his practice on personalized estate planning, representing individuals and businesses in tax controversy and tax collection matters, and assisting professionals and small businesses in tax efficient corporate planning and transactions. He also leads the firm’s Columbia, SC office. He earned his Master in Taxation Law Degree (LL.M) from Boston University, and his Juris Doctor Degree, from the University of South Carolina.
“Verne is a talented and hard-working attorney who leads our Columbia office,” stated David Merline, Jr. “We are pleased to have him join us as a shareholder.”
McGough is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section, the South Carolina Tax Law Section, the Richland County Bar Association, and the Columbia Estate Planning Council.
Since 2013, McGough has been awarded the Legal Elite of the Midlands. In addition, Verne is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2022 in the fields of Tax Law and Trust and Estates.