Rob Harrington represents clients in complex business disputes, involving both class and individual claims. He represents corporate clients in a broad range of contract, trade practice and other business litigation. Rob regularly represents financial institutions in consumer lending disputes and in disputes arising from their service as fiduciaries.
Rob's recent work in these areas includes successfully defending a putative class action Truth-in-Lending Act claim against a consumer lender in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He also recently resolved a trust-related claim against a major financial institution during trial in the North Carolina Business Court.
Rob is a leader in local and national bar activities. He has served as president of the Mecklenburg County Bar and as co-chair of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Most recently, Rob was appointed by the Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court to the newly-formed North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice. Some of Rob's professional and civic affiliations are listed below.