Robinson Bradshaw Elects Four New Shareholders



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Jan. 9, 2018

Robinson Bradshaw is pleased to announce four new shareholders: Brian L. Church, J. Adam Martin, Andrew T. Miller and Erik R. Zimmerman.

Church represents companies and individuals involved in commercial and employment disputes. He has experience litigating a wide variety of cases, including labor and employment matters involving discrimination, wage and hour laws, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, and putative class litigation; financial services disputes; and general contract and trade practice claims. Church recently won a lengthy trial on trade secret misappropriation and related claims, which resulted in a $7 million jury verdict with potential for treble damages. In addition to his litigation practice, Church regularly counsels clients regarding a range of commercial, labor and employment issues.

Church earned his law degree summa cum laude from the University of Alabama and his bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Clemson University.

Martin focuses on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters and privacy law. He advises emerging growth companies through each stage of the company's life cycle, including initial formation, equity and convertible debt financings, general corporate governance, private securities law compliance and privacy law compliance. Martin also counsels strategic investors and venture capital and private equity funds in their acquisition of and investment in portfolio companies, among other general corporate matters.

Martin earned his law degree from Duke University. He received a master's degree from Eastman School of Music and a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Miller's real estate development and finance practice covers all aspects of commercial real estate. He regularly advises developer clients in the development, acquisition, leasing, disposition and financing of commercial real estate, with particular emphasis on industrial, retail and health care properties. He also represents institutional lenders in connection with acquisition and construction loans.

Miller earned his law degree magna cum laude from Wake Forest University, after receiving his bachelor's degree magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina.

Zimmerman represents clients in commercial litigation matters, with a focus on appellate litigation. He has argued appeals in the Fourth Circuit and the North Carolina Supreme Court, and has filed numerous briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, the North Carolina appellate courts, and other federal and state appellate courts across the country. His recent experience covers a broad range of subject matters, including contract disputes, antitrust litigation, class actions, economic torts, unfair trade practices and constitutional law.

Zimmerman previously clerked for Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned his law degree with distinction from Stanford University and his bachelor's degree summa cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College.

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