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  1. Tax: 34%
  2. Real Estate: 33%
  3. Business: 33%

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K & L Gates, LLP

214 N Tryon St Fl 47
Charlotte, NC, 28202-1078


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
ListedChambers USA2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2009 - 2012
North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law SectionChair2007 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Tax Law SectionMember1998 - 2002
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Practising Law Institute’s Corporate Tax Practice Series course books and Tax Practice Series course booksM&A Transactions Involving Partnerships and LLCs2013
Practising Law Institute's Tax Practice Series course booksA Partner's Interest in the Partnership for Purposes of Section 704(b)2013
Charlotte Business JournalN.C. Law for LLCs gets Needed Overhaul2013
The LLC & Partnership ReporterA Road Map for the New North Carolina Limited Liability Company Act2013
Practising Law Institute’s Corporate Tax Practice Series course books and Tax Practice Series course booksExploring the Reasons Behind the Bias of Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms Investing in Corporations Rather Than Limited Liability Companies – A Time to Reconsider2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Washington and Lee University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of LawsN/A
Georgetown University Law CenterSecurities RegulationLL.M - Master of LawsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of North Carolina School of LawCapturing the Value of a Company’s Efficient Tax Structure Upon Sale: Often Overlooked and Underemphasized Tax Considerations in U.S. M&A and IPO Transactions2013