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    Bluffton, SC Office
    The Plaza at Belfair
    4 Clarks Summit Drive
    Suite 200 | Bluffton, SC 29910-4993
    843.815.2171  Main | 843.815.5991  Fax
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    Charleston, SC Office
    100 Calhoun Street
    Suite 400 | Charleston, SC 29401
    843.723.7831  Main | 843.722.3227  Fax
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    Charlotte, NC Office
    Bank of America Plaza
    101 South Tryon Street
    Suite 2610 | Charlotte, NC 28280
    704.347.1170  Main | 704.347.4467  Fax
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    Columbia, SC Office
    1221 Main Street
    Suite 1800 | Columbia, SC 29201
    803.799.9800  Main | 803.753.3278  Fax
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    Greenville, SC Office
    Poinsett Plaza
    104 South Main Street
    Suite 700 | Greenville, SC 29601
    864.271.4940  Main | 864.271.4015  Fax
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    Shelter Cove Executive Park
    23-B Shelter Cove Lane
    Suite 400 | Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
    843.785.2171  Main | 843.686.5991  Fax
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    Myrtle Beach, SC Office
    Founders Centre
    2411 Oak Street
    Suite 206 | Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
    843.444.1107  Main | 843.444.4729  Fax
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    Pawleys Island, SC Office
    11019 Ocean Highway
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    843.235.4100  Main | 843.235.4101  Fax
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William M. Musser


803.753.3273 Direct
803.799.9800 Main
803.933.1458 Direct Fax
803.753.3278 Main Fax
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Columbia, SC Office
1221 Main Street
Suite 1800
Columbia, SC 29201
Angie Gould
803.753.3337 Direct


Bill’s practice is primarily transactional in nature and encompasses municipal, corporate and banking law, with a concentration on financial matters and complex loan transactions. He regularly serves as bond counsel, and also represents underwriters, banks and issuers in municipal bond offerings, and tax-exempt health care financings. In his corporate practice, Bill advises underwriters and issuers in SEC-registered securities offerings and serves as borrower’s and disclosure counsel to diverse business enterprises.

  • Served as corporation counsel on SEC-registered offering and sale of $300 million of common stock, including common stock sold on a forward delivery basis
  • Served as corporation counsel on SEC-registered offering and sale of $300 million of first mortgage bonds
  • Served as bond counsel on airport revenue bond financing for South Carolina origination and destination airport
  • Served as bond counsel on hospital revenue bond financing for a South Carolina acute care hospital
  • Served as bank counsel on $40 million tax-exempt fly ash remediation facility financing
  • Served as bank counsel on direct placement of tax-exempt hospital revenue bonds
  • Borrower's counsel in connection with revolving credit facilities with an aggregate amount available of $2.2 billion
  • Bond counsel in connection with the financing of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL)
    • Securities Law and Disclosure Committee
  • Former Member, Carolinas Municipal Council Advisory Board
  • Named, The Best Lawyers in America© (2007-2016)
    • "Lawyer of the Year,” Public Finance – Columbia (2014)
  • Named, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A: Banking and Finance (2003-2017)
  • Awarded, Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating*
*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent®, and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.