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University of Virginia
Marshall-Wythe School of Law of the College of William and Mary

Gregory S. Williams Printer-Friendly

Greg Williams’s practice emphasizes estate planning and business law and he counsels clients on preserving assets for family members and charitable organizations, and all aspects of forming, operating and transitioning family and closely held businesses. He is a board-certified specialist in estate planning and probate law and a frequent lecturer to professional and industry groups on estate planning and asset protection.

Greg is a past president and past member of the board of directors of the Kiwanis Club of Greensboro. He is also a member of the Greensboro Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. Greg is actively involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), which helps raise awareness to the organization and the disease. He previously served as Corporate Walk Chair for LLS’ “Light the Night” fundraiser and earned the top fundraiser award in multiple years.

Representative Cases

  • Developed and implemented a variety of estate planning and estate tax reduction strategies for individuals and professionals, from straightforward wills and trusts to more complex strategies of sales and gifts to grantor trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, and various charitable strategies, including charitable remainder trusts and private foundations.
  • Developed and implemented plans to structure assets from potential creditors of physicians and other healthcare professionals, often including the use of statutory and constitutional exemptions, retitling assets, various trusts and limited liability entities.
  • Handled the negotiation and drafting of business documents for many healthcare practices, including shareholder buy-sell agreements, employment agreements, corporate formation and governance documents, leases, and various agreements between the practices and hospitals and surgical centers.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1990

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law
  • Greensboro Society of Financial Service Professionals
  • Greensboro Estate Planning Council
  • American Bar Association, Estate Planning and Business Law Sections
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Estate Planning and Business Law Sections

Awards and Recognitions

Community Service

  • Christ United Methodist Church
  • Kiwanis Club of Greensboro, Former President and Board of Directors
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Former Corporate Walk Chair for Light the Night
Disclaimer: The specific cases and matters mentioned on this website are illustrative of the matters handled by Carruthers & Roth, P.A. The results of any case or matter depend on a variety of factors unique to each case. Not all cases or matters handled by Carruthers & Roth, P.A. are summarized on this website. The results of prior cases or matters do not guarantee that a similar outcome can be achieved in any future case.