Sterling's practice is focused in the areas of tax, estate planning and administration and tax-exempt organizations.
She provides legal counsel to closely held businesses, individuals, fiduciaries, families and nonprofit organizations to achieve their goals by designing and implementing creative and practical solutions to address tax, estate, economic, wealth transfer and succession issues that meet their objectives while maintaining tax compliance and minimizing tax burdens. Sterling’s estates practice enables her to create an estate plan tailored to each client’s needs, probate the will, fund and administer trusts and assist future generations with tax planning.
Sterling holds an advanced degree in taxation from New York University School of Law. After receiving an accounting degree from Clemson University and obtaining valuable experience working as an accountant, Sterling chose to pursue a legal career and attended the University of South Carolina School of Law. Sterling is admitted and licensed in North and South Carolina.
Sterling is a leader and enjoys giving back to her profession and her community. She served in numerous leadership positions at the University of South Carolina School of Law, including president and treasurer of the Student Bar Association, peer mentor, student ambassador, student member of the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court, founding participant in the Kondurous Leadership Development and member of the Law Student Affiliate Division of the South Carolina Bar. She also served as a Production Editor for the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal.