Matt Efird Named to Charlotte Business Journal's Forty Under 40



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Feb. 26, 2016

Matt Efird, a corporate attorney with Robinson Bradshaw, was named one of Charlotte Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 winners. The awards recognize young professionals in the Charlotte area for their outstanding leadership, notable accomplishments and community contributions.

Efird serves on the board of the North Carolina Motorsports Association, a nonprofit association providing support and opportunities to the many businesses in the state’s motorsports industry. His work for the industry extends to his service on the North Carolina Motorsports Foundation board, which supports educational initiatives related to motorsports. Efird is also a youth baseball coach for Myers Park Trinity Little League.

Efird’s efforts to serve others are felt far beyond the borders of Charlotte. He is co-chair of the Malawi Outreach Committee of Myers Park Presbyterian Church, focusing on efforts to implement and strengthen financial systems for the Christian hospital system in northern Malawi.

At Robinson Bradshaw, Efird focuses his law practice on sports and entertainment and private investment transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, startups and venture capital, and fund formation and investment management. He previously served as chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Sports & Entertainment Section, and he is a member of the planning committee for The Racing Attorney Conference. Efird earned his law degree cum laude from Wake Forest University, where he was a member of Order of the Coif and a John Thomas Byrum Scholar. He received his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from NC State University as a John T. Caldwell Alumni Scholar.

Efird joins a growing list of current Robinson Bradshaw attorneys who have been named to Forty Under 40, including Dianne Chipps Bailey, Glen E. Caplan, Jeffrey C. Hart, Pearlynn G. Houck, Jonathan C. Krisko, Brandon M. Lofton, Kelly Luongo Loving, Mark W. Merritt, Will Packard, Richard S. Starling, Angelique R. Vincent-Hamacher and Julian H. Wright Jr.

Read Charlotte Business Journal's profile on Efird here

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