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James N. Greene III Has Been Named Partner

  • July 25, 2005

The law firm of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that James N. Greene III has become a Partner in the Firm’s Charlotte office. Mr. Greene will also lead the Firm’s Tax Practice Group.

“Jimmy Greene will be a wonderful partner and Tax Practice Group Leader. Jimmy has been a key member of this group for years and has formed strong relationships with our clients. Our tax practice is in extraordinarily competent hands” said Parker Poe’s Managing Partner, William P. Farthing, Jr.

Mr. Greene’s experience includes advising clients on the U.S. federal and North Carolina state income tax aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, corporate reorganizations and joint ventures. Mr. Greene has significant experience with Section 1031 like-kind exchanges. His practice also includes advising clients on the aspects of U.S. federal partnership taxation, and he regularly works with the legal and tax aspects of limited liability companies (LLCs), including the preparation of limited liability company operating agreements.

Mr. Greene is certified as a public accountant by the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Greene worked with a Big Four accounting firm for several years. He is the co-author of The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 - Recent Tax Changes and is a frequent speaker at seminars on limited liability companies and Section 1031 like-kind exchanges.

Mr. Greene received his J.D., with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1999) and his B.S., magna cum laude, from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (1993).

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP currently has more than 160 lawyers, with five offices in the Carolinas. Parker Poe has North Carolina offices in Charlotte and Raleigh and South Carolina offices in Charleston, Columbia and Spartanburg. The Firm provides a complete range of legal services and has extensive experience in antitrust and business torts, banking and finance, bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights, commercial litigation, corporate and commercial law, employee benefits, employment, environmental, government, health care, international, mergers and acquisitions, public finance, real estate and commercial development, securities, tax and torts, trial and insurance.