Greg Skidmore Honored Among Charlotte's 40 Under 40PDF
Greg Skidmore was named to Charlotte Business Journal's 40 Under 40 class for 2019. The program honors local professionals who are making major strides in their career while leaving a positive impact on their communities.
Skidmore is passionate about making sure all children, regardless of background, have access to excellent education. He was an active voice in the recent school reassignment plan, leading a group that proposed alternatives to certain portions of the original plan that were ultimately accepted and implemented. Skidmore now serves on the board of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Foundation, which works to generate financial support for the local school system. Through his work on the Development Committee, Skidmore helps champion initiatives and priorities for the Foundation.
Skidmore's other work in the community includes serving as a member of the Litigation Center Advisory Committee for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the North Carolina Bar Association's Antitrust and Complex Litigation Section Council, and Dilworth Elementary School's board.
At Robinson Bradshaw, Skidmore advises companies across the nation on complex matters. He is an accomplished courtroom lawyer, having represented clients in court in more than a dozen states. Skidmore has particular expertise in antitrust matters, regularly advising clients on minimizing antitrust risks and helping clients obtain antitrust clearance for significant corporate transactions, including three multibillion dollar transactions last year. In recognition of this work, he was one of only six attorneys in the state to be included in Business North Carolina's annual Legal Elite for antitrust in 2019. In addition, he uses his legal acumen to regularly provide pro bono legal services to disadvantaged individuals and nonprofit organizations.