Robinson Bradshaw Adds Four Associate Attorneys to Charlotte OfficePDF
Robinson Bradshaw, one of the Carolinas’ leading corporate and commercial law firms, has announced that four attorneys – Amit Bhagwandass, Joseph G. Blackwell, Andrew A. Kasper and Anatoly Solo – have joined the firm as associates.
Bhagwandass earned his law degree with high honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law where he was the recipient of the Womble Carlyle Diversity Scholarship. He served as president of the Asian American Law Students Association and as executive editor of the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation. He has worked as a summer associate at Robinson Bradshaw and McGuireWoods in Charlotte and Nelson Mullins in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Bhagwandass has also worked as a summer intern in the legal department of The Fresh Market in Greensboro, North Carolina, and as an associate in the PAHRO Human Rights Office in Cape Town, South Africa. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Blackwell earned his law degree from the University of Virgina School of Law where he was a member of the editorial board of the Virginia Law and Business Review. He has worked as a summer associate for Bradley Arant Boult Cummings and Maynard Cooper & Gale in Birmingham, Alabama. He has also worked for the Mine Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor in Norton, Virginia, and completed Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst Program prior to attending law school.
Blackwell earned his undergraduate degree cum laude from University of Virginia’s College at Wise where he played varsity basketball and was selected for the Appalachian Athletic Conference All Academic Team.
Kasper earned his law degree with high honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law where he was included on the Dean’s List for four semesters and was awarded the Order of the Coif. He served as the editor-in-chief of the North Carolina Law Review and was the recipient of a public interest grant to work as a clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Knoxville, Tennessee. He has worked as a summer associate for Robinson Bradshaw and as a summer intern in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He is currently serving as a clerk for Judge James A. Wynn Jr. of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Prior to attending law school, Kasper earned a master of science in economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his bachelor of arts with highest honors and distinction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Solo earned his law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law where he served on the editorial board of the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation and received the 2011 Gressman-Pollitt Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy – Best Appellant. He has worked as a summer associate at Robinson Bradshaw and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Charlotte and as an intern for the North Carolina Department of Justice, Attorney General’s Office in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Solo earned his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he was awarded membership in the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society.