Robert H. Wall
Co-Chair, Federal Taxation Practice Group | Member | Co-Chair, Corporate Department
Winston-Salem, NC
office 336.727.7652
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Publications & Presentations
  • Community Involvement
  • Resources
  • Results

Mr. Wall’s primary areas of practice are tax, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and finance.


  • Wake Forest University, B.A., 1998
  • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • University of Denver Graduate Tax Program, L.L.M., 2003


  • Counseling and advising corporations, entities and individuals on strategic tax planning matters and best practices
  • Advising clients on matters pertaining to the federal income tax laws, to minimize the impact of taxes on business transactions
  • Advocating matters before the Internal Revenue Service and the North Carolina Department of Revenue on client issues, including audits and appeals from audit determinations, compliance, collections and United States Tax Court matters
  • Counseling and advising high-net-worth clients regarding estate and tax planning matters, including succession issues for closely held business clients and preparation of estate planning documents
  • Counseling clients on federal tax-exempt issues
  • Representing businesses and individuals in business dealings, such as acquisitions, divestitures, business combinations and entity selection matters
Closely Held Business Services Corporate & Business Law Federal Taxation Health Care Law Mergers & Acquisitions Private Client Services Wills, Estates & Trusts Tax Credits


  • North Carolina Pro Bono Society, Member
  • CLE Volunteer of the Year, North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, 2016
  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for Tax Law
  • Named to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite list for Tax and Estate Planning Law, 2017


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Georgia State Bar


  • Forsyth County Bar Association
  • Chair, North Carolina Bar Association Tax Law Section

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author with Dr. Lucas F. Johnston, “The Camel and the Eye of the Needle: Religion, Moral Exchange and Social Impacts,” The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics, ed. Stan Brunn, 2014

Community Involvement

  • Chair of the Board, Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem
  • Chair, Tax Section, North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • Past Chair, Wake Forest University Greek Alumni Advisory Board
  • Kappa Alpha Order
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