Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • A.B., Davidson College, 1966, cum laude; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969, with high honors; Morehead Fellow in Law; Order of Coif; Editor-in-Chief, North Carolina Law Review
  • North Carolina, 1969
  • Georgia, 1972
  • Partnerships, Corporate (C Corp & S Corp) and Individual Income Taxation
  • Life Insurance Planning
  • Charitable Planning
  • Tax Controversy
  • Executive Compensation Planning
  • Non-profit Entity Planning
  • International Estate and Tax Planning
  • Premarital Agreements
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003
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Neill G. McBryde

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Neill McBryde brings to his clients vast tax planning, estate planning, and estate administration experience.  He is a leader in the firm’s closely held business, tax planning, estate planning, wealth management, and trusts and estates groups.

His primary areas of emphasis in his practice include providing:

  • Tax and business planning advice for closely-held businesses
  • Tax, estate planning, and insurance planning for owners of closely-held businesses and high net worth individuals
  • Advice and counsel in connection with mergers and acquisitions involving stock, corporate assets, real estate and other assets
  • Specialized services in the wealth transfer, estate planning and estate administration areas
  • Charitable planning for individuals and non-profit representation
  • Tax controversies

McBryde has lectured nationally and written extensively in areas relating to closely held businesses, tax planning, tax controversies, insurance planning, and estate planning and administration.

Of Note

  • Included in Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates, Tax Litigation & Controversy and Tax Law 1983-2020
  • Named as Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year in Charlotte by Best Lawyers in America, 2011
  • Included in Chambers Partners USA Nationwide (Eastern Region) - Wealth Management, 2008-2017
  • Selected for inclusion to the North Carolina Super Lawyers list in 2006-2020 in primary practice area of Estate Planning & Probate
  • Selected for inclusion to the North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 100 list, 2013
  • Included in Business North Carolina's Legal Elite list in Estate Planning, 2006-2011
  • Selected as a 2019 North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Town & Country magazine, August 1998, Best 45 Estate Planning Lawyers in the U.S.
  • Who's Who in American Law, World
  • Past President and Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate
  • Past President and Trustee, Advisory Board, Southern Federal Tax Institute
  • Trustee, J. Nelson Young Tax Institute
  • Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
  • Member, The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law


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