M. Edward Cunningham, II

Biography

M. Edward ("Eddie") Cunningham, II is a partner in the Huntington office.

As a lawyer, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Valuation Analyst, Eddie is able to handle a wide variety of matters for his clients, such as estate planning and administration, tax return preparation and planning, and business valuations. He has helped numerous individuals develop estate plans that both minimize taxes and provide a legacy for their families and favorite charities. He has represented several individuals and businesses in various income, gift and estate tax matters before the Internal Revenue Service as well as income, sales and use, and other tax matters before the West Virginia state tax department.

Eddie also has extensive experience assisting businesses with a wide range of matters such as formation and governance of corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, buy-sell agreements, and asset acquisitions and dispositions.

Due to his wide range of experience and ability to handle many different needs for both individuals and businesses, Eddie also provides family office services for families, often serving as the family's "one stop shop".

Eddie ‘s main goal has always been client satisfaction and prides himself for getting matters resolved timely in a cost efficient manner.

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law  (J.D., 1999)
  • Marshall University  (B.B.A., 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Southern District of West Virginia

Affiliations/Memberships

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Energy and Mineral Law Foundation

Distinctions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Tax Law and Commercial Litigation
  • Named West Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star®, Business and Corporate Law
  • Named The State Journal Generation Next: 40 Under 40, 2007