Bradley S. Wooldridge is a member of the Corporate Practice Group that regularly assists individuals, partnerships, LLCs and corporations with federal and state tax planning and transaction structuring, primarily related to income and sales and use taxation. Bradley also handles substantial tax controversies with federal and state taxing authorities in a variety of areas, including captive insurance companies, conservation easements, and offshore voluntary disclosures.
In addition, Bradley advises clients on a variety of complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating business acquisitions and dispositions, initial formation, joint ventures, mergers, reorganization, spin-offs, private placement securities offerings and executive compensation arrangements for key employees, including stock option, phantom stock and deferred compensation plans. Bradley has substantial experience counseling clients with structuring real estate acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and other strategic development arrangements, debt restructuring and 1031 exchanges.
Bradley's wide-range of experience also includes representing clients with matters involving trademark and other intellectual property protection and licensing, franchise and distribution relationships, ABC licensing and sweepstakes or contest marketing compliance.
Bradley holds an advanced degree in tax law from Northwestern University School of Law and earned his law degree from the University of Alabama. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University. He is recognized by Business North Carolina Magazine
as one of North Carolina's Legal Elite (2014) in the Young Guns category (one of North Carolina's best lawyers under the age of 40). Bradley is also recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers (2016) in the Rising Star Category.
- University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 2008)
- Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M in Taxation, 2009)
- Washington and Lee University (B.S. in Physics-Engineering, 2005)
Admitted to Practice
- State of North Carolina, 2011
- United States Tax Court, 2010
- State of Alabama, 2008