CHARLOTTE - Smith Moore LLP has added Carly E. Howard to its business practice in Charlotte. Howard joins Smith Moore after a successful tenure as an associate with firms in Charlotte and Miami, Florida.
"We are delighted to continue the growth of our Charlotte office with someone as talented as Carly," says Rob Marcus, partner-in-charge of Smith Moore's Charlotte office. "Carly's practice and background perfectly compliment our already strong wealth planning group and add continued depth to our litigation team."
At Smith Moore, Howard will focus her practice on estate planning for high net-worth individuals, while also helping grow the firm's probate litigation practice. "I'm fortunate to be a part of Smith Moore's exceptional estate planning team and to have an opportunity to expand an already successful probate litigation practice," says Howard.
Howard was formerly a member of Kennedy Covington's tax and estates practice group, where she practiced estate planning, focusing on ongoing tax planning for family businesses. She also served as an associate in the private client services practice group with Akerman Senterfitt in Miami, where she practiced probate litigation, focusing on estate proceedings and fiduciary conflicts.
Howard earned an undergraduate degree in corporate communication from the College of Charleston and earned a law degree and a master's of laws of estate planning from the University of Miami (Fla.). She is actively involved in the Charlotte community as a member of the United Way Young Leaders Council and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Arts and Science Council Young Donor Society.
Contact: Donnie Turlington
For Smith Moore LLP