Wayne M. Bach

Wayne M. Bach

(828) 322-4663
Fax (828) 322-2023

Areas of Past Concentration:

Business & Corporate Law
Estate Planning & Probate
Wills & Trusts



Wayne joined the firm in 1978 after working as a senior trial lawyer for the Internal Revenue Service.  Wayne handles complex estate administration and estate planning, and he helps clients address the tax issues that arise with respect to these areas of the law.  Wayne’s practice also includes transactional work, such as sales and acquisitions, for businesses and corporations.  He also deals with tax planning and matters involving the Internal Revenue Service.

Mr. Bach has been rated by his peers as being “preeminent” in his respective fields of law.

Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina, 1973
  • Virginia, 1973
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1978


  • College of William and Mary School of Law, LL.M. in Tax, 1974
  • University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1973
  • East Carolina University, B.A., 1968

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Editor of the University of Louisville Law Journal (1973)
  • Martindale‑Hubbell® AV‑rated lawyer

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar Association, Sections on Taxation and Estate Planning
  • Former Senior Trial Attorney, Chief Counsel’s Office, Internal Revenue Service
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