Russell M. Robinson II Awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree by Davidson College



May 21, 2012

Russell M. Robinson II, a founding partner of Robinson Bradshaw, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Davidson College on Sunday, May 20. Robinson is the author of Robinson on North Carolina Corporation Law and is considered one of North Carolina’s preeminent experts in corporate law.

Robinson has been included among The Best Lawyers in America by Woodward/White, Inc. each year since 1983, is regularly included among North Carolina Super Lawyers rankings, is a member of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame, and was the recipient of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Judge John J. Parker Award in 1993.

He has long been active in numerous community organizations and, among other service, has served as chair of the board of trustees of both the Duke Endowment and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Robinson graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University and received his law degree from Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, served as editor-in-chief of the Duke Law Journal, and was the recipient of the Willis Smith Award, given to the individual with the highest academic average in the graduating class.

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