Founding Partner and Attorney James M. Spielberger
is one of the founders and owners of McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC. He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina.
Jim is a New York native who attended college in South Carolina and has been in the Southeast for over 25 years. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Clemson University. Following a very successful stint in the corporate world as a project manager for a high-profile national IT company, Jim attended Georgia State University College of Law where he earned his law degree with high honors (magna cum laude), ranked in the top 5% of his class, and earned a seat on the Law Review.
He then practiced law at a prestigious Atlanta-based law firm for 5 years, where he quickly became a valuable attorney and leader. He later formed his own firm, the Spielberger Law Firm, in Charleston, South Carolina, which offered a wide-range of legal services to businesses of all sizes.
Jim is an entrepreneur who has been a successful real estate developer and has owned and acted as president and general counsel for a company which owned the rights to and operated a national restaurant franchise for all of North and South Carolina.
All of his legal and business experiences have enabled Jim to offer clients a broad spectrum of professional services from the unique perspective of someone who is both an attorney and an entrepreneur.
Jim and his beautiful wife, Michelle, live in the Charleston, SC area, where Jim runs McGrath & Spielberger’s South Carolina practice whenever he is not in the firm’s main office in Charlotte, NC.