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James T. H. Buxton

Business Attorney at Mount Pleasant, SC

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    South Carolina - SC 16 years
    Georgia - GA 21 years
    Virginia - VA 17 years
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State SC
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State GA
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Associate No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    30%

    22 years, 250 cases

  2. Contracts and agreements
    30%
    A large portion of Jim's business practice deals with the corporate governance and infrastructure of businesses, including the company's third party contracts. Sample contracts include Non-Disclosure Agreements, operating and/or shareholder agreements, vendor relationship contracts, license agreements and many others.

    22 years, 250 cases

  3. Corporate and incorporation
    20%
    Jim serves as outside general counsel to clients on a wide range of transactional matters with a particular emphasis on small and medium-sized businesses in the technology sector. His practice focuses on corporate transactions, related securities matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, entity formation, and startup, early stage and emerging growth issues.

    22 years, 200 cases

  4. Venture capital
    15%

    22 years, 25 cases

  5. Securities offerings
    5%
    Jim typically handles Regulation D and Section 4(2) private securities matters.

    22 years, 25 cases

Location

Buxton Legal Group, LLC
1470 Ben Sawyer Boulevard
Suite B-8
Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464

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Posted by Linda | September 17, 2010
Jim Buxton
I have worked with Jim in launching my start-up. He has been highly responsive, knowledgable, and a straight-shooter.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Buxton & Collie, LLC
  • 2010 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor-Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Charleston School of Law
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Special Counsel
  • Young Clement Rivers LLP
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Associate
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Associate
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • 2002 - 2005
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Education

  • University of South Carolina
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2002
  • Princeton University
  • B.A.
  • 1995

Associations

  • Porter-Gaud School
  • Board of Trustees
  • 2013 - Present
  • Smile for a Lifetime Foundation-South Carolina Lowcountry Chapter
  • Board Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Star Gospel Mission
  • Board Member, Chairman
  • 2010 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Princeton Alumni Schools Committee
  • Member, (Chair, VA, 2006)
  • 1995 - Present
  • Roper St. Francis Foundation Board of Fellows
  • Co-Chairman
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Rotary Club of Charleston
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation
  • Board Member
  • 2009 - 2012
  • South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Membership & Publicity Committee Chair
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Roper St. Francis Foundation
  • Chair, Board of Visitors
  • 2007 - 2011
  • Porter-Gaud Alumni Association
  • Board Member, Past President
  • 2007 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Star of the Quarter
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • 2008
  • James L. Petigru Complete Lawyer Award
  • University of South Carolina School of Law
  • 2002
  • CALI--International Business Transactions
  • University of South Carolina School of Law
  • 2002

Speaking Engagements

  • Fridays@The Corridor
  • Legal Start-up Issues and New Delivery Models
  • 2010
  • Annual Convention of APT of US and Canada
  • Data Security: Vulnerabilities, Threats and Countermeasures
  • 2010
  • "Business Killers" @ Family Business Forum
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • 2010
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