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

CHARLOTTE, NC – August 17th, 2021Offit Kurman is pleased to welcome two attorneys to offices in the firm’s Southeast region. Counsel Alec C. Roberson has joined the Charlotte, North Carolina office and Counsel Stephen Chryst has joined the Spartanburg, South Carolina office.

Alec C. Roberson is a counsel in the firm’s Estates and Trusts group. He assists clients with estate planning strategies, business succession planning and estate and trust administration. Mr. Roberson also counsels business owners on the formation of business entities and the handling of corporate governance matters.

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 post nuptial 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 these talented lawyers to Charlotte and Spartanburg,” said Timothy C. Lynch, president of Offit Kurman. “The addition of Alec and Stephen build 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, one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. With 15 offices and nearly 250 lawyers who 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. For more information, visit