Legal Eagles 2021: Dyches Law Group

South Carolina and Georgia leaders in the know consistently describe Don Dyches as the “secret weapon/rainmaker” who helps make large development deals happen in the coastal south.

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Dyches Law Group

South Carolina and Georgia leaders in the know consistently describe Don Dyches as the “secret weapon/rainmaker” who helps make large development deals happen in the coastal south.

What makes your firm different from all the other firms that handle real estate law?

Like our slogan says – “Focused on Real Estate” – our firm is all about being in the room when it happens, serving as a strategic partner so our clients can create some amazing legacy projects. We work with visionary entrepreneurs, developers and real estate agents who do not have cookie cutter needs. If there are any unique challenges individuals or companies face regarding real estate, we help them get past the issues so they make it to the finish line and create a successful deal.

Tell Us About a Project You are Passionate About Right Now.

I helped start the Savannah River Clean Water Fund, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit established to protect water quality in the Savannah River, primarily through conservation easements.  Over the last 15 years, a group of South Carolina land trusts and landowner volunteers helped to permanently protect more than 200,000 acres and more than 80 miles of frontage in the Southlowcountry Focus Area along the SC side of the Savannah River. 

The Savannah River Clean Water Fund grew out of this effort, focusing on source water protection and water quality on both sides of the Savannah River, which has a huge impact on drinking water as well as the economic viability of industries along the River, and especially the port. Other communities have successfully protected their drinking water sources, but no one has ever attempted source water protection on this large of a scale.

What is your secret to success?

Our firm takes great pride and effort to build our business model on relationships – not transactions. We are honored every day the trust our clients bestow to our team.

Who inspires you? 

My children inspire me daily to keep learning so I can keep up. Of course, I love risk-takers, people who can take an idea and turn it into a product or a business and make it look effortless.

Why did you choose Savannah as a place to practice?

Lucky for me, I am a seventh generation Savannahian. Coastal Georgia/the South Carolina Lowcountry region is the most beautiful area in the world. We are blessed beyond measure to work and live here.

Dyches Law Group
dycheslaw.com
savannah / bluffton / pooler
912.920.8010


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