Practice Areas

Griffing Leazer works with clients in the Charlotte area and elsewhere in North and South Carolina. We focus our practice on tax, business and estate needs by offering a comprehensive array of services to both individuals and businesses. We welcome you to contact us for more information about how we can assist you.

Business Services

As attorneys and CPAs who each also hold MBA degrees, we bring practical business and tax advice to our clients. We guide and advise clients on their entity needs, helping with the formation, financing, restructuring, operating, succession planning a… Read More

Tax Planning

Griffing Leazer’s tax attorneys are constantly focused on our client’s needs. We provide tax advice related to forming, financing, operating, restructuring, succession planning and disposing of a wide variety of businesses. We also assist tax… Read More

Tax Litigation

In addition to our tax planning practice, our tax attorneys represent individuals, businesses, trusts and estates in both civil and criminal tax controversies, audits and administrative hearings with federal, state and local authorities in North and… Read More

Estate Planning

Griffing Leazer’s estate planning attorneys can help with any estate planning or estate administration need you might have. We assist accountants, financial planners, fiduciaries, executives, and trustees with beginning or administering estates… Read More

Securities Arbitration

Claims against financial professionals are generally governed by the Financial Regulatory Authority or “FINRA.” Attorney John Griffing has served as a FINRA arbitrator for over 20 years and is familiar with the process of bringing claims against… Read More

Elder Law

When someone needs a skilled-care facility, Medicaid is the need-based program to pay for skilled care. Griffing Leazer helps people plan to meet the Medicaid income and asset requirements. We also help with other family issues surrounding the care o… Read More

Bankruptcy

Credit issues and bankruptcy issues can be scary. Griffing Leazer wants to help our clients get the fresh start financially they need. We can help structure plans that will benefit the client and assist them to get a handle on unmanageable debt. Cont… Read More

Other Legal Issues

Griffing Leazer can assist with a variety of legal needs. With over 45 years of experience, Griffing Leazer has contacts and relationships with attorneys, accountants and other advisers. Call Griffing Leazer to assist with getting the needed represen… Read More

Meet Our Attorneys

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John Griffing focuses his practice on business, tax, and estate issues. He has over 30 years of experience in planning transactions and resolving and litigating controversies with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and North Carolina Department of Re… Read More
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Emily Leazer focuses her practice on tax, corporate and estate issues. Emily has over 20 years of experience working closely with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), North Carolina Department of Revenue and other taxing officials solving clients’ t… Read More