Brandon Lofton represents House District 104 in the North Carolina General Assembly, serving on the Finance, Judiciary, Commerce, Local Government, and Agriculture committees.
In the legislature, Brandon has worked to help North Carolina families and communities. He authored several bipartisan bills to help families with children who have learning differences, provide flexibility to public schools, honor our state’s contribution to the civil rights movement and help our nonprofits. He successfully worked across the aisle to get his first bill, a bill to help nonprofits, passed by the House unanimously. He has also authored bills to help more families
afford childcare and restore our state’s child tax credit. Additionally, Brandon has sponsored or cosponsored legislation to expand Medicaid, restore master’s pay for teachers, increase funding for schools and support fair elections.
Prior to serving in the General Assembly, Brandon chaired the board for the Council for Children’s Rights, served on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Advisory Board, served on the Levine Museum of the New South’s board, chaired the city of Charlotte’s Disparity Study Advisory Committee, helped revise the city’s small business program and coached the chess team at his kids’ elementary school.
Brandon’s leadership and service have been recognized with the North Carolina Bar Association Citizen Lawyer Award, the Charlotte Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award, the Charlotte Chamber’s Young Professionals Business Leader for small to mid-sized companies, and Uptown Charlotte Magazine Community Catalyst Award.
He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he graduated with highest honors and met his wife, Kellie. He earned his law degree from New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar and a Dean’s Scholar.
Brandon is a partner with the law firm Robinson Bradshaw, where he focuses his practice in the area of public finance. He began his legal career practicing with the civil rights law firm Ferguson Stein Chambers.
He and Kellie live in South Charlotte with their two boys, Caleb and Brandon II along with their dog, Halley.