Edward is a partner in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group, Trusts & Estates Team, focusing his practice on the areas of wealth transfer planning, charitable planning, trust and estate administration, and fiduciary litigation.

A member of the firm’s Wealth Management Practice, Edward provides customized, sophisticated and comprehensive tax and charitable planning advice to individual and corporate clients. In addition, he advises charitable and education clients about governance, tax compliance, grant-making and fundraising issues. The depth and breadth of Edward’s experience allow him to effectively and efficiently serve his clients by solving complex legal issues in a practical, understandable manner.

Edward has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, and 40 Under Forty. Edward is a frequent speaker on trusts and estates topics. He is a Fellow in The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

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    Contact information

    +1 336.721.3762
    edward.griggs@wbd-us.com
    +1 336.726.6032

    Bar admissions

    2003, North Carolina

    PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

    • Fellow, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
    • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
    • Past Member, Wake Forest University Planned Giving Advisory Council
    • Member and Past President, The Estate Planning Council of Winston-Salem, Inc.
    • Chair, Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the NCBA
    • Member, Endorsement Committee, North Carolina Bar Association Foundation
    • Graduate, North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy (2011)