Tax Law

Tax law affects everyone — individuals, nonprofits, and businesses — and our tax law attorneys are here to advise you in planning, structuring, negotiating and implementing your transactions and investments to yield the most efficient federal and North Carolina state tax consequences.

Our tax law team has a deep understanding of evolving and complex tax law, and we are often able to design sophisticated transactions that are advantageous for our clients. Using innovation and creativity, we provide advice in all areas of corporate, partnership, and real estate taxation; employee benefits; executive compensation; debt and equity financing; tax-exempt organizations; and estate planning and wealth transfer.

Types of Services

  • Banking and finance transactions
  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate tax
  • Employee benefits
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)
  • Estate planning
  • Executive compensation
  • Joint ventures
  • Limited liability companies, partnership agreements and S Corporations
  • Multigenerational wealth and business succession plans
  • Partnership taxation
  • Real estate tax
  • Section 1031 Like Kind Exchanges
  • Tax deferred exchanges
  • Taxation
  • Tax-Exempt organizations

Types of Clients

  • 501(c)(3) charitable organizations
  • Arts organizations
  • Businesses: family-owned to public corporations
  • Families
  • Foundations
  • Hospitals and medical centers
  • Individuals
  • Schools, colleges and universities
  • Start-up businesses
  • Tourist attractions