Bill Pinna has been practicing law for over 50 years in North Carolina. His considerable expertise in tax, estate, corporate and business law has helped his clients navigate the complexities of business ownership and individual tax planning. Throughout his career, he has maintained the highest degree of professional knowledge to analyze, advise, and help clients plan for the future and resolve problems in the present. Teaching business law, taxation, and accounting at North Carolina State University and Corporate Planning and Tax at Duke University Law School added to this expertise, in addition to serving as Chairman of the North Carolina Property Commission for the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
Throughout his career, Bill has served as a managing partner and director of more than 35 real estate, financial partnerships, and limited liability companies. In addition, he has litigated cases before the United States Tax Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. With the wealth of knowledge he has gained over his career, he has been a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars for Wake Forest University, North Carolina State University, North Carolina CPA and the North Carolina Bar Association regarding retirement planning, estate planning, tax planning, and methods of income distribution in small and medium law firms.
Bill has always been known to go the “extra mile” for his clients. He takes a personal interest in learning as much as possible about his clients, their plans, concerns, and dreams for the future in guiding them to achieve success in these endeavors.
His personal interest in his clients has led to lifelong clients and 2nd generation family of clients coming to him for continued advice in managing their businesses, corporations, and estates. One of his oldest clients wrote to encourage him with his newest endeavor -Envisage, saying, “Bill, I just want you to know that I consider you to be a great lawyer, a great business partner and a great friend.”