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John Wester, North Carolina Life Fellow, Receives North Carolina State Bar Distinguished Service Award

November 18, 2019, Fellows in the news

North Carolina Life Fellow and Robinson Bradshaw litigator John R. Wester has received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award, the only honor given by the North Carolina State Bar. State Bar Past President Gray Wilson presented the award to Wester at the Mecklenburg County Bar’s annual Law & Society Luncheon in North Carolina. The John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award honors members of the North Carolina State Bar who have demonstrated exemplary service to the legal profession.

At Robinson Bradshaw, Wester tries cases and argues appeals in complex civil litigation, prosecuting and defending cases in state and federal courts, including numerous class actions. Two of Wester’s cases have reached the U.S. Supreme Court. Outside his wheelhouse of business litigation, Wester has brought and defended cases advancing state and federal constitutional issues.

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