Tyler K. Gilliam

Associate  |  Charleston

Meet Tyler

Tyler Gilliam is a business and tax lawyer who helps companies establish and maintain effective South Carolina operations while implementing entity structures and transactions in a tax-efficient manner.  In his litigation practice, Tyler advises clients in complex LLC and partnership disputes and contract disputes. 

In addition, Tyler works with clients on a range of state and local tax issues, including handling property tax appeals, securing South Carolina tax credits, and ensuring sales tax compliance. 

He received his Legal Masters (LL.M.) in Taxation, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Graduate Tax Scholar. While in Washington, Tyler served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Albert G. Lauber of the United States Tax Court. 

Tyler serves as President of the Charleston Tax Council and as a guest lecturer on business law at the Charleston School of Law and the College of Charleston.

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, with distinction, 2018
  • Charleston School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2017
  • College of Charleston, B.A., 2012
  • South Carolina, 2017
Honors and Awards
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Graduate Tax Scholar
  • Charleston School of Law, Presidential Honors Scholar
  • Charleston Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
  • Charleston School of Law Moot Court Board
  • The James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, Student Member
Professional and Civic Activities
  • South Carolina Bar, Business Section
  • South Carolina Bar, Tax Section, General Council Member (2020-Present)
  • Charleston Tax Council, President (2020-Present), Treasurer (2019-2020)
  • Spoleto SCENE
  • Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Leadership Discovery Program, Class of 2018
Presentations and Publications