Press Release
May 26, 2016

Tax Lawyer Robert L. “Bob” Mendenhall Joins Holland & Knight in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 26, 2016) – Bob Mendenhall has joined Holland & Knight’s Charlotte office as a partner in the firm’s Tax Credit Transactions Practice. Most recently, he was a partner with Mayer Brown LLP in Charlotte.

Mr. Mendenhall focuses his practice on federal and state taxation. His experience includes tax planning, business planning and audit representation for corporations, partnerships, individuals and nonprofit organizations. In addition, he has extensive experience in transactions involving historic tax credits, new markets tax credits and low-income housing tax credits. He has served as general counsel of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Inc. since 1990.

"Bob represents an exciting opportunity to establish a tax credit practice in our new Charlotte office," said Ted Hickey, who leads Holland & Knight’s Tax Credit Transactions Practice. "His strong client relationships and stellar reputation in the industry will be an asset to the firm."

"Holland & Knight has an excellent reputation overall and its tax credit lawyers are among the best in the country," said Mr. Mendenhall. "I look forward to launching the tax credit practice in Charlotte and working with my new colleagues to develop the office."

Mr. Mendenhall received J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina and a B.A. degree from Davidson College. Prior to practicing law, he worked as a senior tax accountant at Arthur Andersen and an audit officer for NCNB Corporation.

Holland & Knight’s Charlotte office opened in February 2016.

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