Keith A. Wood
Recognized in:Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)Tax Law
Law School:The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Location:235 North Edgeworth StreetP.O. Box 540Greensboro, NC 27401
- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , J.D., graduated 1991
- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduated 1987
- North Carolina, 1991
- American Institute of CPAs - Member
- Board Certified Specialist, Estate Planning and Probate Law - Member
- Certified Public Accountant - Member
- North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA), 2013 NCACPA Annual Symposium Chair - Chair
- North Carolina Bar Association, Tax Section Chair, 2017-2018 - Chair
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers for:
- Tax Law, Triad (2021)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
- Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
- Tax Law
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
- Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2022
- Best Lawyers in America: Triad Tax Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2021
- NCACPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, 2003
- NCACPA Outstanding Conference Speaker Award, 2004, 2007, 2010
- North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2006-2021
- Business North Carolina: Legal Elite, 2004-2021
Lawyer Practice Areas
Lawyer Case History
- Helped the U.S. subsidiary of a multinational company implement and refinance a $100 million international line of credit.
- Represented a multistate healthcare business as it sold its operations to a national healthcare conglomerate in a tax advantaged manner.
- Helped a local food distributor secure a $15 million nonrecourse dividend recapitalization loan and a $10 million nonrecourse line of credit.
- Successfully structured and negotiated a series of related business acquisitions for a multistate distribution firm.
- Assisted several family businesses in transitioning ownership to successive generations in a way that minimized taxes.
- Successfully represented both businesses and individuals in federal and state tax audits and in appeals involving a wide range of issues – from reasonable compensation, sales tax matters and hobby losses to penalty abatements and passive vs. active loss analysis.