Jim Buxton

South Carolina

Buxton & Collie, LLC
940 Johnnie Dodds Blvd
Suite 205
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Tel: (843) 606-2397

Email: jbuxton@buxtonandcollie.com
Web: www.buxtonandcollie.com

Jim leads the firm’s corporate law and business transaction practice. He works regularly with corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, shareholder buy-outs, private securities offerings, and business purchase and sale agreements, including business succession issues.

Jim represents clients in the areas of:

Jim has served on the South Carolina Bar’s Judicial Qualification Commission and currently serves on the council of the South Carolina Bar’s Corporate, Banking and Securities Law Section. He is a co-author of the 2018 SC Bar publication: South Carolina Business Law Handbook: A Practical Guide for Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Their Counsel.

Education and Degrees:
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • Princeton University, B.A., History, 1995
Honors:
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • CALI Award, International Business Transactions
  • James L. Petigru Award for Most Outstanding Student Lawyer
  • Associate Editor-In-Chief, American Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal
  • Star of the Quarter, South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Multiple Ribbons, South Carolina State Fair Amateur Wine Making Competition

As outside general counsel on everything from start up planning and tax advice to incorporation, business contracts, shareholder agreements, and purchase agreements, we’re here to help set your company on a path to long-term success.

Our firm acts as “outside” general counsel to many small and middle market clients. We pride ourselves in doing a lot more than simply guiding companies in business planning and risk allocation. The team at Buxton & Collie takes steps to become a trusted partner from the formation of your business to its sale or generational succession.

From creation through growth and exit, Buxton & Collie counsels entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies, and established business owners in many aspects of corporate law, including:

  • Asset Sales
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Capital Finance
  • Choice of Entity
  • Corporate Agreements and Third Party Contracts
  • Corporate Governance
  • Family Business
  • General Business Consultation
  • Incorporation
  • Local Counsel Opinions
  • Operating Agreements
  • Partner Disputes
  • Private Placement Memorandum
  • Purchase Agreements
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Start up Planning
  • Stock Offerings
  • Tax Planning
Buxton & Collie, LLC is a boutique law firm located in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. From personal estate planning to corporate structuring to commercial real estate transactions, we can help you navigate the legal issues that face business owners and their companies.

We enjoy learning about our clients’​ businesses and crafting solutions for their particular needs. As outside general counsel on everything from start up planning and tax advice to incorporation and corporate agreements, we’re here to help set your company on a path to long-term success.