Pearlynn Houck Named to Most Influential Women List


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April 13, 2020

Robinson Bradshaw litigator Pearlynn G. Houck was named to The Mecklenburg Times' annual 50 Most Influential Women list. The awards recognize the important role women play in the greater Charlotte region, in the economy and in society.

Houck has advised companies and executives in bet-the-company litigation and investigations throughout her career. She co-chairs Robinson Bradshaw's Governmental and Internal Investigations Practice Group. This position provides her the opportunity to determine strategy and workflow for the firm's work assisting clients in responding effectively to internal wrongdoing or government inquiries. Houck has also co-chaired the firm's Business Development Committee since 2014 and is a member of the litigation department's advisory committee.

A longtime member of Women's Impact Fund, Houck has served in several leadership positions, including on the board of directors and executive committee and as co-chair of the Grants Task Force. She also served as a member of the Nurse-Family Partnership community advisory board and of Women Executives. Within the legal profession, Houck served five years on the North Carolina Bar Association's Judicial Performance Evaluation Committee, and she was on the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation's Grant Review Committee and Nominating Committee.

Houck received her law degree from Harvard Law School and her bachelor's degree with high honors from the University of Montana.

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