1300 Baxter Street Suite 300 | Charlotte, NC 28204 | 704.332.8000

Carolyn G. Shaw


Carolyn practices in the areas of estate planning, family business planning, trust and estate administration, estate and gift taxation, and tax-exempt organizations. She advises families in all aspects of estate planning including multi-generational wealth transfer, succession planning, charitable giving possibilities, special needs issues and estate administration.





Previous Experience

K&L Gates LLP (formerly Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, L.L.P.), Charlotte, North Carolina
Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, L.L.P., Charlotte, North Carolina
Perry Patrick Farmer & Michaux, Charlotte, North Carolina


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, J.D., 1977
The Johns Hopkins University, M.L.A., 1968
Mary Baldwin College, B.A., 1960

Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Professional Associations

North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar

Professional Presentations

“Use of Limited Liability Company in Estate and Business Planning in North Carolina”
“Powers Which Donors Can Retain Over Irrevocable Trusts”
“Real Estate Issues in Estate Planning and Administration” (co-presenter with Brian P. Evans, Esq.)