Rob Harrington Named to Charlotte Ledger's 40 Over 40PDF
Rob Harrington was recognized in The Charlotte Ledger's inaugural 40 Over 40 Awards. The awards celebrate local leaders and community members in their 40s and beyond who are doing great things in and for Charlotte.
Harrington is a business litigator at Robinson Bradshaw and chairs the firm's Litigation Department. Over his 30-year career, he has represented corporate clients and financial institutions in a broad range of complex business disputes, including contract, trade practice, consumer lending and other business matters. Harrington serves on the firm's Diversity & Inclusion and Recruiting committees.
Within the greater legal industry, Harrington served as president of the Mecklenburg County Bar and as an initial chair of its Diversity & Inclusion Committee. He recently completed a three-year term on the North Carolina Bar Association's board of governors. Harrington is a member of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law's board of directors and previously served as co-chair of the board. He has been an elected member of the American Law Institute since 1995 and became a life member in 2020.
Harrington chairs the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's board of trustees and is a co-chair of the Library's CommonSpark campaign, which aims to raise $135 million for the new Main Library. He chaired the Arts & Science Council board of directors and served for six years on Legal Aid of North Carolina's board of directors. He is a member of the TreesCharlotte board of directors, the UNC Press advancement council and the Duke Law School board of visitors.