As the City Attorney for the City of Charlotte, Robert E. Hagemann serves as chief legal counsel for the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, City departments and Boards & Commissions. He leads a professional staff of attorneys who provide legal services for the City.
Hagemann became City Attorney in January 2012. He began his legal career in 1986 with Michael B. Brough & Associates where he focused on municipal, land use and civil rights law. He began his public service legal career with the North Carolina League of Municipalities in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1991. He originally joined the City Attorney’s Office as an assistant city attorney in December of 1994.
He received his doctor of law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law and his bachelor’s degree in political science from Northwestern University.