J. Abraham Gutting

  • Contact Information

    Phone: (843) 606-2397
    Email: agutting@buxtonandcollie.com
    940 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Suite 205
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

  • agutting@buxtonandcollie.com

    Special Counsel for Estate Planning and Transactional Matters

     

    Abe leads the firm’s Tax and Estate Planning Groups. He advises clients on:

     

     After law school, Abe earned a Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Taxation from the University of Florida and then became General Counsel for Litigation at the South Carolina Department of Revenue.  Prior to joining Buxton and Collie, LLC, Abe practiced with two firms in the Charleston area.

    Abe regularly advises clients on tax and legal issues regarding simple and comprehensive estate plans as well as representing and advising clients in various trust and estate administration matters.  Abe routinely represents clients in audit and/or appeal with federal, state and local taxing authorities.  He has extensive experience working with individuals, corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships on general commercial and business transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, shareholder buy-outs, and other business succession issues.

     

    Education and Degrees
    • University of Florida – Fredric G. Levin College of Law, L.L.M. Taxation, 2010
    • Charleston School of Law, J.D., 2009
    • University of Florida – Warrington College of Business, B.A., Business Administration, 2002
     
    Honors
     
    Affiliations
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, South Carolina State Bar
    • Member, Charleston County Bar Association
    • Member, Charleston Tax Council
    • Member, Historic Rotary Club of Charleston

     

    In the Community

    Brian is active in many charitable events through the Charleston Kiwanis Club and through Clemson University. In addition, he volunteers regularly as a Reading Partner at Mitchell Elementary, mentoring schoolchildren through reading.

     
    At Home

    Brian lives in Mt. Pleasant with his wife, Lauren, and their daughter. When he’s not in the office, he enjoys fishing, hunting, scuba diving, college sports, and, most of all, spending time with his friends and family.