Martin Brackett Appointed to NC Railroad Board


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Aug. 10, 2017

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed Robinson Bradshaw attorney Martin L. Brackett Jr. to the North Carolina Railroad board of directors. The NCRR owns and manages the 317-mile rail corridor that stretches across the state from Charlotte to the coast.

In his announcement of Brackett’s appointment and others, Gov. Cooper expressed his appreciation that “North Carolinians from a variety of walks of life have agreed to help our state by serving on these boards and commissions.”

Brackett is a litigator at Robinson Bradshaw. His practice covers a broad range of matters involving governmental and internal investigations, as well as catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. Brackett is a fellow in both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Bar Foundation, as well as a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference.

Previously, Brackett served as a member of the boards of trustees for both the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the North Carolina Outward Bound School. He also served as a member and as chairman of the Charlotte Auditorium-Coliseum-Convention Center Authority. A native Charlottean, Brackett earned his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College.

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