Edward Eldred, Of Counsel

Formerly a law clerk at the North Carolina Court of Appeals, first to Judge Linda Stephens, and then to Chief Judge John C. Martin, Ed is Of Counsel to Mainsail Lawyers and supports our business litigation, outsourced in-house counsel, and appellate practices. Prior to joining Mainsail Lawyers, Ed’s private practice experience included working in the Appellate practice group at Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP and operating a general practice law firm in Carrboro, North Carolina.

Ed graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995 with a degree in History and English and spent the next several years as a systems administrator in UNC’s Medical School. In 2006, Ed graduated from the UNC School of Law, with honors. He also has the benefit of prior externship experience working with Judge Pat DeVine in Orange/Chatham District Court and with the Orange/Chatham Public Defender.

Ed is licensed in North Carolina and is a member of the American, North Carolina, and Judicial District 15B Bar Associations.