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About Gavin

PERSONAL

  • Raised: Barnstable, Massachusetts
  • Birthday: September 30, 1963
  • Children: Kathryn (26) (UNC '13), John (25) (UNC '15), Becca (24) (UNC '16)
  • Residence: Greensboro, NC since 1999 (currently in Lindley Park)

 CAREER (Includes)

  • 2016 - Present: Rossabi Reardon Klein Spivey PLLC
    • Represented and advised clients in a wide range of cases in Federal and State courts throughout North Carolina
  • 2008 - 2016: Rossabi Black Slaughter
    • Litigation section, successfully argued before the Court of Appeals for the U.S. Fourth Circuit, the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • 1985 - 2008: United States Marine Corps, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired)
    • Senior Judge Advocate, advised Commanding Generals and operational units
    • Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, Multi-National Force, West, Al Anbar Province, Iraq
    • Marine Judge Advocate (Defense Counsel, Senior Trial Counsel, Review Officer) at the Joint Law Center, Marine Corps Air Station, New River, NC
    • Marine Officer Instructor, Naval ROTC Consortium, Boston University/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
    • Financial Management
    • Infantry

EDUCATION

  • LLM in Taxation, Boston University School of Law (1999)
  • J.D., Tulane University School of Law (1994)
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    • Senior Managing Editor, Tulane Law Review
    • Tulane Law School Senior Fellow
  • BA in Classics, University of Florida (1988) 

AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Certified by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as an Appellate Practice Specialist
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards
  • American Inns of Court (Master)
  • Greensboro Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Military awards: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, multiple Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medals, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal and Iraqi Campaign Medal (and others)

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P.O. Box 38278
Greensboro, NC 27438
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