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Vanderbilt University, J.D., 2008; Symposium Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review

Indiana University, M.A., 2005, Chancellor’s Fellowship

Florida State University, M.A., 2001

Centre College, B.A., 2000


Ty Shaffer practices primarily in the areas of land use and zoning and commercial real estate. Ty began his career at Robinson Bradshaw as a commercial litigator, and he draws on his broad litigation experience to advocate for property owners and developers in rezoning requests, requests for variances, appeals from the decisions of local planning boards, land use litigation and eminent domain actions. Ty also represents clients in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial real estate. In addition to his real estate practice, he also advises a range of tax-exempt organizations on governance and compliance matters. 

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Professional Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Foundation, McMillan Fellowship Committee, 2019-present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Law & Society Committee, 2016-19; Chair, 2018-19
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2013-16
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2013
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Community Affiliations

  • Carolina Raptor Center, Board of Directors, 2019-present
  • Arts & Science Council, Cultural Leadership Training, 2018-19
  • UNC Charlotte, J. Murrey Atkins Library Board of Advisors, 2017-present
  • United Way of Central Carolinas, Young Leaders Council, 2015-17
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