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Dennis A. Wicker

Partner

GlenLake One
4140 Parklake Avenue
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
dennis.wicker@nelsonmullins.com

Former Lieutenant Governor Dennis Wicker offers government relations experience to clients, having served in the state's second highest government position and as a long-time member of the state's largest legislative body.

Former Lieutenant Governor Dennis Wicker offers government relations experience to clients, having served in the state's second highest government position and as a long-time member of the state's largest legislative body.

Former Lieutenant Governor Dennis Wicker offers government relations experience to clients, having served in the state's second highest government position and as a long-time member of the state's largest legislative body.

Experience

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Previous Professional Experience

  • Served two four-year terms as North Carolina's Lieutenant Governor (1993 – 2001)
    • Became the first statewide elected official to chair the State Board of Community Colleges, which sets policy for the state's 58-campus system
    • Member of the State Board of Education and the State Board of Economic Development
  • Member of the N.C. House of Representatives for 12 years prior to becoming Lieutenant Governor
    • Elected House Majority Leader by his peers during the last two terms
  • Regular panelist on the television show 'NC Spin' discussing various current issues in North Carolina politics
  • Former named member of SZD Wicker and Helms Mulliss & Wicker

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD (1978)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, honors, Phi Beta Kappa (1974)

Admissions

  • North Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • Recipient - 2016 Champions for the Children Award in the category of Public Service (April 2016)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Scouting Award, Three Rivers District of the Boy Scouts of America (2009)
  • Recognized as Triangle Business Leader, Triangle Business Leader Magazine (2008)
  • Recipient, Citizen of the Year, The Sanford Herald, 2013
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Former Lieutenant Governor, North Carolina (1993 – 2001)
  • Board of Directors, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
  • Board of Directors, First Bank
  • Lee County Education Foundation
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