G. Edward   Hinshaw


Phone: 704.716.0950
Fax: 704.372.2619
Mailing: 301 South College Street ,
Suite 2600 , Charlotte , NC   28202
Linkedin: G. Edward Hinshaw


Eddie Hinshaw focuses his practice primarily in business, corporate and tax law, estate planning, and estate administration. He is also a certified public accountant and a former Internal Revenue Service agent.

Eddie’s vast experience includes counseling both publicly traded and closely-held businesses in a variety of matters including entity formation, business contracts, sales, purchases, and complex mergers and acquisitions. He serves as general counsel to several privately held business entities. His broad-based financial background of more than 35 years of practicing law and as a CPA. Eddie also holds the highest (AV) rating from his peers, as reported by Martindale-Hubbell.

He possesses broad experience in estate planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and related documents.  Additionally, Eddie routinely represents executors in complex probate administration.



  • New Tax Law Eliminates Alimony Deduction. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes significant changes to the tax treatment of alimony payments, 1/15/2018

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1983
  • Wake Forest Law Review
  • B.S., Business Accounting, Appalachian State University, 1977, cum laude
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Claims Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar: Business Law Section, Tax Section - Tax Section Council (1993-1995), Tax Section Newsletter, Editor, (1991-1993)
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Tax Section


"Fundamental Considerations for Letters of Intent in M&A Transactions"

A Letter of Intent (“LOI”) – also called a term sheet or memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) – expresses the parties’…