COLUMBIA, S.C. – Matthew B. Hill has joined Robinson Gray law firm as a member.
Matt‘s practice primarily focuses on the areas of commercial real estate, banking, and finance. He regularly provides guidance and assistance to clients on all phases of commercial real estate development including site identification and acquisition, construction, financing, leasing, and disposition.
In addition to property owners and developers, his clients include national and regional banks that provide credit facilities for the various stages of development. Matt also works with national and local landlords and tenants on multi-tenant and single-tenant leases for industrial facilities, warehouses, retail and office space, shopping centers, and restaurants.
National and regional banks that provide financing for the development and redevelopment of commercial real estate look to Matt for counsel and problem solving. Matt also assists banks and other private and institutional lenders with loans for working capital, mezzanine financing, and equipment to meet a borrower’s business needs.
“It is important to get to know each client in order to understand their business and their goals, expectations, and legal needs,” said Matt. “A better understanding allows me to maximize efficiencies and provide the legal products and services that help the client achieve their individual goals in an ever-changing commercial, economic, and legal environment.”
“Matt Hill is a great addition to the Robinson Gray team,” said Cal Watson, the law firm’s managing member. “His experience and talents will prove to be of tremendous value to our clients.”
Matt received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Davidson College in 1997, and his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2001.
He was honored as Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in Columbia for 2023 in the area of Banking and Finance Law. He has been named among Columbia Business Monthly’s Legal Elite of the Midlands from 2017 to 2021 and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Matt serves on the board of the South Carolina Wildlife Federation and is a long-time member and past Distinguished President of the Columbia Kiwanis Club. He enjoys spending time at the ballfield, in the woods, or on the water with his wife and three boys.
About Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC
Located in the BullStreet district, Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, is a South Carolina law firm that offers a tailored, hands-on approach. It provides business, transactional and litigation representation in all state and federal trial and appellate courts in South Carolina. The firm’s 36 attorneys serve clients ranging from multi-national corporations to small businesses and individuals. For more, visit https://robinsongray.com/.
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