Mac McCarley concentrates his practice in advising local governments and private sector clients in regulatory and public policy matters.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Mr. McCarley served as City Attorney for the City of Charlotte for 17 years. Before his employment with the City of Charlotte, he held the position of City Attorney with the City of Greenville (NC) for 14 years and served as the Assistant General Counsel for the North Carolina League of Municipalities in Raleigh. Mr. McCarley is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He is also a certified mediator in North Carolina.
Mr. McCarley was a member of the 1995 and 2010 North Carolina Legislative Study Commissions on Annexation where he represented municipal interests.
Additionally, Mr. McCarley is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on media relations and general negotiation skills.