Richard Vinroot Receives UNC-Chapel Hill’s Davie Award



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Nov. 15, 2022

Robinson Bradshaw attorney Richard A. Vinroot is a 2022 recipient of the William Richardson Davie Award, given by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s board of trustees. The award is the board’s highest honor that recognizes individuals who exemplify dedication, commitment and service to the university.

A Tar Heel grad for both undergraduate and law school, Vinroot joined Robinson Bradshaw after serving in the U.S. Army in Vietnam where he was awarded a Bronze Star. His litigation practice covers land use and zoning, real estate development and construction, and employment law. Known for his public service, Vinroot served two terms as mayor of Charlotte from 1991 to 1995.

Vinroot’s support of UNC-Chapel Hill includes a gift to the School of Government to establish the Robert W. Bradshaw Jr. Distinguished Professorship and the Robert W. Bradshaw Jr. Public Administration Fellowship in honor of Robinson Bradshaw founding partner Bob Bradshaw, Vinroot’s longtime friend and mentor. Vinroot has also served on numerous university boards, including current service on the UNC General Alumni Association’s Tar Heel Network and on the board of advisers for the Nutrition Research Institute.

More information about Vinroot and the Davie Awards is available here.

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