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Offit Kurman Continues to Grow in Southeast Region with the Addition of New Attorney

CHARLOTTE, NC – August 17th, 2021Offit Kurman is pleased to welcome a new attorney to the office in the firm’s Southeast region. Counsel Stephen Chryst has joined the Spartanburg, South Carolina office.

Stephen Chryst is a counsel in the Offit Kurman’s Family Law practice. He focuses his practice on family law matters including separation, divorce, premarital and postnuptial agreements and settlement negotiation. Mr. Chryst, a former small business owner, also provides strategic guidance to entrepreneurs and small business owners.

“We are pleased to welcome this talented lawyer to Spartanburg,” said Timothy C. Lynch, president of Offit Kurman. “The addition of Stephen builds upon our firmwide commitment to expanding the depth and breadth of the services that we offer to clients throughout our geographic footprint.”

In mid-2019, Offit Kurman opened its Charlotte, North Carolina office with the affiliation of one of the city’s legacy law firms, Horack Talley. Since then, the Southeast Region has expanded into South Carolina and includes new offices in Rock Hill and Spartanburg. By 2021, Offit Kurman’s demonstrated commitment to strategic growth had landed the firm on the American Lawyer’s Am Law 200 list and Law360’s Top 400 Largest Law Firms.

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Stephen Chryst


Offit Kurman, a full-service AmLaw 200 law firm with offices throughout the East Coast and in Southern California, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. Founded in 1987, the firm’s 280+ attorneys counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice. Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration.