(CHARLOTTE, N.C.)—Craig T. Lynch, a Partner in the Charlotte office of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP, has joined the national board of directors of the Florida State University (FSU) Alumni Association. He was appointed by University President Eric J. Barron and will serve a three-year term.Mr. Lynch has 25 years of experience practicing commercial real estate law. He concentrates on three principal types of clients: health care providers, franchisees of national brands and foreign entities pursuing in-bound U.S. real estate opportunities. Since 2011, he has been named among The Best Lawyers in America and North Carolina Super Lawyers in Real Estate Law. Mr. Lynch is a member of Parker Poe’s board of directors. In addition to his involvement with FSU, Mr. Lynch serves on the board of the University of North Carolina School of Law Alumni Association. He is also a board of directors and executive committee member of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, which honored him with the 2010 Hope Award, the highest honor they bestow. Recently, Mr. Lynch was named a 2013 recipient of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Citizen Lawyer Award for exemplary public service to the Charlotte community and beyond. He received his BS in 1981 from Florida State University and his JD in 1986 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.About Parker PoeParker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has 190 lawyers in five offices located in major markets across North Carolina and South Carolina. The Firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters. It is an award-winning leader in the use of technology to provide better and more efficient service to domestic and international clients. For more information, please visit www.parkerpoe.com.