Craig T. Lynch is a partner practicing commercial real estate law with Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP, one of the Carolinas’ five largest law firms. In addition, he is a member of the firm’s board of directors. Mr. Lynch was named to Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers, North Carolina Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America by Woodward/White. He received the 2013 North Carolina Bar Association’s Citizen Lawyer Award for exemplary public service to the Charlotte community and beyond. He has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western District of North Carolina.
Mr. Lynch currently serves on the National Advisory Council of the National Board of Directors and as services advisory committee chair for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In 2010, Mr. Lynch received the “Hope Award,” the highest honor bestowed by the Multiple Sclerosis Society. In 2014, he was president of the Alumni Association of the University of North Carolina School of Law, from which he earned his juris doctor in 1986.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Lynch received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Florida State University and graduated summa cum laude. He is a Lifetime member of the FSU Alumni Association, a member of the FSU Foundation’s Presidents Club and Seminole Boosters and, in recognition of his service to Florida State University, Mr. Lynch was inducted into the Florida State Alumni Association’s Circle of Gold in 2017. He is also an active member and three-time past president of the Charlotte Seminole Club.
He and his wife, Mitzi, have two sons, Devin, a sophomore at the University of Iowa and Ryan, a high school freshman.