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Robert W. Shaw

Partner

(984) 242-1789
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Raleigh
421 Fayetteville Street
Suite 330
Raleigh, NC 27601


Education

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2004

  • Chancellor's Scholar

B.S., Mathematical Economics, Wake Forest University, 1999

  • Presidential and Carswell Scholar
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Honors

North Carolina Rising Star, Super Lawyers (2013 - 2017)

Robert Shaw is a partner in the Raleigh office of Gordon & Rees. He has extensive litigation, tax and healthcare experience, including representation of clients in Medicare and Medicaid litigation, tax planning, complex business litigation, and regulatory compliance. He has practiced before federal appellate and trial courts, state appellate and trial courts, administrative law courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has also regularly represented clients in acquisitions on both the seller side and the buyer side, including regional healthcare providers and hospitals. He has assisted clients at every stage of audit defense, from pre-audit compliance advice to appeals of audit decisions, including civil penalties, recoupments, and terminations arising from investigations by the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice, and state fraud and overpayment investigations. Mr. Shaw regularly advises clients in a wide variety of business tax contexts, including pass-through entities, tax-free mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases, and employee relations matters.

Mr. Shaw has represented clients across the country and lectures regularly on issues important to the healthcare industry and business interests. He has extensive tax controversy experience, including areas of interest to healthcare clients such as employment tax, corporate income tax, partnership tax, and sales and use tax matters.

Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Healthcare Attorneys

Community Involvement

  • Executive Committee, Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Board of Trustees, North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society
  • The First Tee of the Triangle
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Contact

(984) 242-1789

rshaw@grsm.com


Offices

Raleigh

Education

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2004

  • Chancellor's Scholar

B.S., Mathematical Economics, Wake Forest University, 1999

  • Presidential and Carswell Scholar
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Honors

North Carolina Rising Star, Super Lawyers (2013 - 2017)

Robert W. Shaw

Partner

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Biography

Robert Shaw is a partner in the Raleigh office of Gordon & Rees. He has extensive litigation, tax and healthcare experience, including representation of clients in Medicare and Medicaid litigation, tax planning, complex business litigation, and regulatory compliance. He has practiced before federal appellate and trial courts, state appellate and trial courts, administrative law courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has also regularly represented clients in acquisitions on both the seller side and the buyer side, including regional healthcare providers and hospitals. He has assisted clients at every stage of audit defense, from pre-audit compliance advice to appeals of audit decisions, including civil penalties, recoupments, and terminations arising from investigations by the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice, and state fraud and overpayment investigations. Mr. Shaw regularly advises clients in a wide variety of business tax contexts, including pass-through entities, tax-free mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases, and employee relations matters.

Mr. Shaw has represented clients across the country and lectures regularly on issues important to the healthcare industry and business interests. He has extensive tax controversy experience, including areas of interest to healthcare clients such as employment tax, corporate income tax, partnership tax, and sales and use tax matters.

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Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Healthcare Attorneys

Community Involvement

  • Executive Committee, Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Board of Trustees, North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society
  • The First Tee of the Triangle
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