Rob Harrington Recognized as One of North Carolina's Most Influential Leaders



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Feb. 3, 2020

Business North Carolina named Rob Harrington one of the state's most influential business leaders in its annual Power 100 list. The publication featured Harrington with a profile that discussed what brought him to Charlotte and Robinson Bradshaw, his practice at the firm and his leadership in the community.

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 is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association's board of governors and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law's board of directors. Harrington has been an elected member of the American Law Institute since 1995.

He 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. Through both positions, Harrington plays an important role in ensuring that the library system provides a "Public Commons" for all Mecklenburg County residents.

Harrington recently completed a term as chair of the Arts & Science Council board of directors, as well as six years of service 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.

Harrington's Power 100 profile is available here.

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