Samuel H. Altman
Sam Altman provides legal counsel for Derfner & Altman clients with business interests. He represents banks, companies and individuals in business transactions and business litigation, and he has prevailed in cases argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court and the South Carolina Court of Appeals. In 2007, he and the partners of Derfner & Altman were recognized with a Pro Bono Publico Award from the American Bar Association.
A member of the City of Charleston Board of Zoning Appeals, Altman has served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of North Charleston, and is a past president of the Charleston Lawyers Club. He is a 1963 graduate of Tulane University and is a 1966 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law School. Prior to entering law school, Altman managed the family-owned Altman Furniture Co., a Charleston institution.