Stephen Rawson earned his undergraduate degree in physics with honors from Duke University in 2005. He taught 7th grade science in Louisville, Kentucky for two years, during which time he earned a master’s degree from the University of Louisville. Mr. Rawson returned to Duke and earned his law degree with honors in 2010. During law school, he served as Chairman of the Moot Court Board and participated in the Appellate Litigation Clinic, where he successfully argued a criminal case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Prior to joining Tharrington Smith, Mr. Rawson served for one year as the Dean’s Fellow at Duke University School of Law, and for two years as a law clerk to Justice Robin Hudson on the North Carolina Supreme Court. He practices Education Law, and lives with his wife and two young sons in Durham.
Mr. Rawson is a public school board lawyer.