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Current Board of Directors
 
Anthony G. Scheer, Chair
Rawls, Scheer, Foster & Mingo, PLLC
   
Nicole H. Sodoma, Vice-Chair
Sodoma Law, P.C.
   
Scott Harris, Treasurer
Choate Construction
  
Anita Blowers, Ph.D., Secretary
UNC Charlotte
    
Andy Barbee
GreerWalker, LLP
     
Russ Brinson
Horack Talley
  
Brian Church
Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A
  
Carolyn Dubay
NC Judicial Standards Commission
  
Gonzalo E. Frias
Duke Energy Corporation
  
Alyssa Levine
Arnold & Smith, PLLC
  
Paul Meggett
Charlotte School of Law
  
Dennis Milligan
WBTV
   
Allan Singer
Singer Law Firm, PA
    
Reginald Tuggle
First United Presbyterian Church
   
Thomas G. Walker
Alston & Bird, LLP
  
Jonathan Watkins
Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
     
Billy A. Wilson
Philanthropist
       
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  Thomas G. Walker
  Alston and Bird, LLP
  
thomas.walker@alston.com
 
 
Biography:  
  
Thomas Walker concentrates his practice in the areas of government investigations, internal corporate investigations and white collar criminal defense. He has worked as a federal prosecutor and most recently served as the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina. In that position, he oversaw all federal criminal and civil matters in the eastern portion of the state. He previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney and a special counsel to North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper. In those roles, Thomas prosecuted numerous cases in federal court involving bank fraud, money laundering, capital litigation and other areas of federal law. He also served as a member of former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno’s Campaign Finance Task Force.

Thomas has extensive jury trial experience in federal and state courts. While with the U.S. Department of Justice, he received the U.S. Customs Service Award and a Criminal Investigative Division Award from the Internal Revenue Service. He has served as an instructor at the National Advocacy Center and lectured on the art of closing arguments and jury selection. During law school, Thomas served as editor in chief of the Campbell Law Review, received an award for excellence in advocacy and was a member of the national trial team..
  
   
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