Robinson Bradshaw Hires Former Supreme Court Law Clerk



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Research Triangle office expands litigation practice

July 13, 2015

Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. has hired attorney Erik Zimmerman, who clerked for both Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Zimmerman will practice commercial litigation out of the firm’s Research Triangle office.

Zimmerman has represented clients before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal and state appellate and trial courts, as well as federal administrative agencies. His experience includes contract disputes, constitutional law, communications law, fraud, the False Claims Act, ERISA, and employment and labor law. Zimmerman also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in federal appeals involving issues of criminal law and the Fourth Amendment.

“We are pleased to add a lawyer with Erik’s qualifications and experience to Robinson Bradshaw,” said Managing Partner Robert Griffin. “He will contribute to our expanding litigation and appellate practices in the Research Triangle, where our firm’s expertise in employment, trade secret, intellectual property and class action litigation are increasingly engaged.”

Prior to joining Robinson Bradshaw, Zimmerman was an Olin-Smith Fellow in Law at the Stanford Constitutional Law Center and an associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Washington, D.C. A Phi Beta Kappa, he graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and earned his law degree with distinction from Stanford University.

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