B. Palmer McArthur , Jr. - Moore & Van Allen PLLC

B. Palmer McArthur , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Palmer McArthur focuses his practice primarily in the areas of taxation, commercial real estate, joint ventures, limited liability companies and securities.     

  • He represents clients in the acquisition, development, and financing of real estate in the retail, resort, office, industrial, multifamily, and single family areas, for development and investment purposes.
  • His practice includes particular emphasis on the structuring of joint ventures in limited liability companies and similar entities, as well as counsel on developing and facilitating like-kind exchanges of real estate under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, as well as other tax-favorable techniques.
  • He has worked in developing certain tax-advantaged facilities for REITS which provide a financing feature and various tax benefits.
  • He coordinates real estate wealth accrual with various estate planning vehicles.
  • He assists clients in structuring real estate funds for development and investment purposes, as well as real estate funds as private placements or as those that fall under Regulation D.

Prior to joining Moore & Van Allen, Mr. McArthur worked in the Tax Department of the Dallas, Texas, office of Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) as a Certified Public Accountant.


  • Included in Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law
  • Included in Business North Carolina's Legal Elite list
  • Selected for inclusion to the North Carolina Super Lawyers 
  • Selected as a North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Board of Directors, Charlotte Museum of History
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Serves as a board member of the Carolina Youth Commission, Boy Scouts of America Executive Committee (Mecklenburg County), and Myers Park Trinity Little League
  • Mecklenburg County Boy Scouts

University of VirginiaBS 1977University of TexasJ.D. 1982

Office Location

100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law