RALEIGH, N.C.—With close to 40 years of legal and business experience and nearly 20 years as a public servant, Ward and Smith is honored to announce that former U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has joined the firm. McIntyre will serve as the Senior Advisor for Government Relations and Economic Development.
McIntyre was first elected to represent North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996. He spent nine consecutive terms developing and supporting policies promoting economic development and business opportunities in our state, especially in coastal communities, rural areas, small towns, and military communities.
McIntyre’s multifaceted legal practice encompasses business, agribusiness, energy, environmental, real estate, and sports and entertainment. He also has extensive knowledge of complex coastal resource management, beach renourishment, and economic development matters. His practice will be based in the firm’s Raleigh office and will include work on behalf of clients in Washington, D.C. and across the state.