Robert C. Sink Receives Mecklenburg Bar Foundation’s Ayscue Professionalism Award



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Nov. 13, 2013

Robert C. Sink, an attorney with Robinson Bradshaw, received the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation’s Ayscue Professionalism Award at the Law & Society Luncheon on Nov. 13 in Charlotte.

Nominees for the award are expected to exhibit exemplary professionalism and outstanding service through or on behalf of the Mecklenburg County Bar or the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation for the benefit of the legal community or the community at large. Nominees also exhibit substantial and significant service to the community, to the Bar, or to the justice system, whether on the basis of lifetime contribution or a specific project, and exhibit the embodiment of the traits to which all attorneys should aspire: high ethical standards, model conduct, unquestioned integrity and consistent competence.

Sink practices with the firm’s commercial real estate group, focusing on the development, financing and sale of mixed-use and retail centers, office and industrial complexes, and multifamily and single-family residential communities. He has significant experience in the building design and construction process, representing architects, engineers, contractors, sureties and developers. He has been an active participant in public planning and redevelopment initiatives and has both transactional and advocacy experience, including representation in the resolution of disputes through arbitration, mediation and litigation.

Sink has served in the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, as councilor and president of the North Carolina State Bar and the President of the Mecklenburg County Bar. Sink is a current member of the board of trustees of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library and has served on the board of directors for the Levine Museum of the New South, Discovery Place and Legal Services of North Carolina. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Sink earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University, where he was awarded membership in Phi Beta Kappa. He attended Duke University School of Law, where he served as editor of the Duke Law Journal and was awarded the Order of the Coif.

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