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Overview

With a strong background in business and corporate law, Carty is a deal lawyer who focuses his practice on tax credit transactions and M&A.

For much of the last decade, Carty has represented tax equity investors throughout the investment process, with an emphasis on solar projects. He also has experience with a wide variety of tax credits at both the federal and state levels, and he has worked on projects across the country.  His tax credit work involves managing and directing the transaction process from the initial term sheet stage; to diligence and transaction document preparation, negotiation and execution; through closing.

Alongside this tax credit practice, Carty has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other negotiated transactions, including acquisitions and sales of solar projects. His deal work is centered on the middle market, primarily involving private companies across a variety of industries. 

Carty takes pride in getting deals done, and he’s known for his ability to take a practical view in crafting solutions for challenges that arise during the transaction process.


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Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
    • Georgetown Journal of International Law, Senior Editor
  • B.A., University of Virginia
    • Economics

Admissions

  • Alabama
  • South Carolina

Carty is associated with the Milwaukee office for telephone purposes only. He is not admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar


*Carty works remotely and is licensed in South Carolina, practicing in Charleston, SC. Contact Carty via e-mail or telephone for in person/virtual meetings, Use the address 75 Port City Landing, Suite 110, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 for mail/deliveries.
Experience
  • Represented developer of renewable energy projects in connection with its acquisitions of solar facilities in North Carolina.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with a solar energy project in South Carolina generating over $7,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Managed sale of vacation rental management business to publicly traded, strategic acquirer in a stock transaction.
  • Represented South Carolina-based international t-shirt and apparel manufacturer in connection with its acquisition of a California-based retro style t-shirt manufacturer.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with solar energy projects in Oregon and Idaho generating over $98,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with a solar energy project in North Carolina generating over $45,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with a portfolio of solar energy projects in South Carolina, North Carolina and Vermont generating federal tax credits.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with solar energy projects in North Carolina generating state tax credits.
  • Represented equity investors in connection with projects in Georgia, Oklahoma and South Carolina generating state historic tax credits, state abandoned building, and state textile tax credits.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with solar energy projects in North Carolina generating over $79,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with a solar energy project in North Carolina generating over $59,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Represented investor in connection with the acquisition of a solar facility in North Carolina.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with community solar energy projects in New York generating over $25,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with a solar energy project in North Carolina generating over $66,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Represented publicly traded company in connection with a strategic purchase of a lodging management business in a stock transaction.
  • Managed sale of membership interests in four related real estate development companies.
  • Represented closely-held coal mine operator in connection with the sale of its assets.
  • Represented South Carolina subsidiary of an international medical device manufacturer, including general corporate advice and preparation of various commercial agreements.
  • Represented publicly traded aerospace and industrial distribution company in connection with the acquisitions of aerospace-related parts manufacturers.
  • Represented publicly traded aerospace and industrial distribution company in connection with the roll-up acquisitions of several distributors.
  • Represented independent ambulatory infusion center operator in connection with its recapitalization by a private equity investment firm.
  • Represented equity investor in connection with a solar energy project in South Carolina generating over $67,000,000 of federal tax credits.
Community Leadership
  • Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Charleston program graduate

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