Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.S., University of Virginia
  • J.D., University of Texas, with honors; Order of Coif
  • North Carolina
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

B. Palmer McArthur, Jr.

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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 works in the tax advantaged area of “opportunity zones” created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
  • 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.

McArthur formerly worked in the Tax Department of the Dallas, Texas, office of Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) as a Certified Public Accountant.

Of Note

  • Certified Public Accountant (Texas)
  • 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
  • Member of Champions (local organization intended to promote racial trust and harmony)
  • Board of Advisors for Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas
  • Board of Directors of Charlotte Tennis Association
  • Catawba Lands Conservancy (member of steering committees for various events)
  • Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program (speaker)
  • KIPP Charlotte (member of steering committee for various events)
  • Former Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and Council Attorney, Mecklenburg County Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Former Board of Directors, Charlotte Museum of History
  • Former Board of Directors, Carolina Youth Commission


Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (national organization of individuals licensed in both professions)