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Duke University, J.D., with highest honors, 1983, Order of the Coif; Willis Smith Award (highest academic average in graduating class); Am Jur “Book” Awards for Contracts, Civil Procedure, Property, Evidence, Conflict of Laws, Commercial Law, Trusts & Wills; Editor-in-Chief, Duke Law Journal, 1982-83

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., 1980, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma


Robert Fuller's practice focuses on counseling business clients and resolving business disputes through litigation, negotiation or ADR mechanisms. He has experience in corporate, financial products, banking, partnership, construction, fiduciary, securities, tax and general commercial matters. Robert also has experience with governmental investigations and has coordinated the defense of a number of class actions and putative class actions. In addition, he routinely provides legal counsel to a collegiate sports conference in both litigation and general business matters.  

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA, litigation, 2006-24
  • The Best Lawyers in America, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, litigation - mergers and acquisitions, 2003-24; Charlotte Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year, 2020; Charlotte Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year, 2012, 2016, 2019, 2021, 2023
  • Business North Carolina, Legal Elite, litigation, 2006-12, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, business litigation, 2008-24; Top 25 Charlotte Super Lawyer, 2013-20; Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyer, 2008-20, 2023-24
  • Benchmark Litigation, Litigation Star, 2010-24
  • Sports Business Journal, Outside Counsel Power Player, 2016, 2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated


  • Law Clerk, The Honorable James C. Hill, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1983-84



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Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Foundation Fellow
  • International Society of Barristers, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Sports Law Section, Council Member
  • North Carolina Business Court, Rules Revision Committee, Member, 2005, 2015
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, Former Member; Construction Section Council, Former Member
  • North Carolina State Bar, Ethics Committee, Former Advisory Member
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Fee Arbitration Committee, Former Member

Community Affiliations

  • North Carolina Nature Conservancy, Board of Directors
  • Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Uganda Outreach Committee, Treasurer; Malawi Outreach Committee, Chair, 2012-14
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