Mr. McConkey joined the Office of General Counsel on July 16, 2012. Prior to his employment with NC State, Mr. McConkey practiced as an attorney for Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP from 2004-2012 and served as the Town Attorney for the Town of Clayton, North Carolina. Mr. McConkey received a B.A. degree in Politics from Wake Forest University in 2001, and a J.D. degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2004. Mr. McConkey’s primary areas of practice include real estate, construction, purchasing, and contracting.