GILBERT L. GATES
Position: Partner. Born New Jersey, 1942; admitted to bar, 1968, North Carolina; 1969, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina; 1971, U.S. Tax Court; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1976, U.S. Supreme Court.
Education: Duke University (B.A., 1965; J.D., 1968). Phi Delta Phi.
Member: High Point (Secretary, 1977-1978; Vice President, 1986-1987; President, 1987-1988), 18th Judicial District (Secretary, 1974-1975; President, 1991-1992), North Carolina (Member, Real Property Section Council, 1995-1997) and American Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar.
Practice Areas: Commercial Leasing; Commercial Real Property; Zoning, Planning and Land Use Law; Estate Planning Law.
Charles E. Lynch, Jr.
Position: Partner. Born South Carolina, 1947; admitted to bar, 1971, South Carolina; 1972, North Carolina.
Education: University of North Carolina (A.B., 1968); University of South Carolina (J.D., 1971); New York University (LL.M. in Taxation, 1973).
Member: High Point and North Carolina (Member, Taxation Section) Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar; South Carolina Bar.
Practice Areas: Business Entities and Transactions; Taxation Law; Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures; Business; Commercial Transactions.
ANDREW S. LASINE
Position: Partner. Born North Carolina, 1957; admitted to bar, 1983, North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.
Education: Duke University (A.B., cum laude, 1979); Washington & Lee University (J.D., 1983).
Member: High Point and North Carolina (Secretary, General Practice Council, 1987-1993) Bar Associations; 18th Judicial District and North Carolina State Bars.
Practice Areas: Construction Law; Commercial Law; Trial Practice.