Robert H. Wall
Member | Vice 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 and corporate law.


  • 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 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 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 on client issues, including audits and appeals from audit determinations, compliance, collections and United States Tax Court matters
  • 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 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


  • President, The Estate Planning Council of Winston-Salem
  • Forsyth County Bar Association

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

  • Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem
  • Secretary, Tax Section, North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, Internet and Regulations Task Force
  • Executive Committee, Wake Forest University Greek Alumni Advisory Board
  • Kappa Alpha Order
Spilman Attorneys Named to 2017 NC Legal Elite List 62 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2017 Spilman Elects New Member 2016 New Attorneys Strengthen Spilman Corporate & Litigation Departments IRS Waives Half Million in Penalties for Multi-State Federal Credit Union