Raleigh A. Shoemaker - K&L Gates

Raleigh A. Shoemaker

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987

Mr. Shoemaker focuses his practice in the areas of employee benefits, executive compensation, taxation, and business law. He has represented numerous clients in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation matters and other tax and business law issues.

Duke UniversityAB University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law SchoolJ.D.

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

Client Comments

"Raleigh Shoemaker is an exceptional practitioner. He has deep technical expertise, but applies it to a practical situation in an artful way. He has exceptional communication skills with clients. Additionally, he has tremendous partnership skills with other advisors. "

"Raleigh Shoemaker is an extremely competent advisor and trusted counselor who truly knows our business. He listens, asks the right questions, and provides practical answers and alternatives to the complex legal issues of our business."

-Harry Emerson
Senior Vice-President
The Springs Company

"We have relied on Raleigh Shoemaker and his team at K&L Gates for over 25 years. With his intimate knowledge of our family and complex businesses, and his remarkable responsiveness, he essentially functions as though he were our in-house general counsel. Such is perhaps the highest compliment we can pay him."

-William Taylor
President & CEO
The Springs Company

Office Location

Hearst Tower, 47th Floor
214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2010 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Charlotte Metro Area
Raleigh A. Shoemaker has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tax Law