Robin Vinson

Of Counsel

  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography

    Robin Vinson is Of Counsel with GRSM. 

    Robin has authored numerous articles and manuscripts and spoken regularly on various topics relating to antitrust and trade regulation, health care, electronically stored medical information, and e-discovery issues. He has written and edited publications covering corporate governance and transactions, physician office practice procedures, electronic medical records and e-discovery.

    He enjoys working with clients on business and antitrust issues, including corporate risk management and regulatory compliance.


    • North Carolina
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
    • U.S. Supreme Court


    • North Carolina Bar Association (Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section, Health Care Section, and Litigation Section)
    • Wake County (North Carolina) Bar Association
    • Member, North Carolina Bar Association Endowment Committee (2012-present)

    Community Involvement

    • Facilitator and Small Group Leader, Monday Night Bible Study, Providence Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience
    • Represented a North Carolina county hospital before the United State Supreme Court in a case of first impression wherein the Supreme Court recognized the applicability of the Local Government Antitrust Immunity Act to health care contracting decisions of county hospitals.
    • Filed an Amicus Brief in the North Carolina Court of Appeals on behalf of the North Carolina Medical Society in a case of first impression involving the applicability of the state’s punitive damages statute in the context of a medical malpractice case.
    • Successfully resolved a medical records breach notification emergency involving the possible loss of 15,000 patient records of a North Carolina medical practice.
    • Successfully obtained a preliminary injunction prohibiting a real estate foreclosure on behalf of a minority member of a North Carolina limited liability company upon allegations of breach of fiduciary duty by majority members in a case removed to the North Carolina Business Court.
  • Publications & Presentations

    “Mergers and Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical and Generic Drug Industry,” North Carolina Bar Association Annual Meeting and CLE (February 2012).

    (Numerous other articles and presentations in the areas of antitrust, trade regulation, unfair competition, health care and commercial litigation)

  • Education


    J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law

    • Wake Forest Law Review

    B.A., Political Philosophy, Wake Forest University


    Clerk to the Honorable Naomi E. Morris, Chief Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals (1979-1980)


    North Carolina "Leader in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly (2011)

    North Carolina Legal Elite - Antitrust and Trade Regulation Law (2010)

    Member, Wake County Bar Association Board of Directors (2005-2006)

    Chair, North Carolina Bar Association Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section (2000)

    Past Member (Student), Wake Forest University Board of Trustees (1978-1979)

    *The Legal Elite list is issued by Business North Carolina Magazine. A description of the selection methodologies can be found at: