Julia Wicker Lee has been appointed associate general counsel for the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Before joining the UNCW Office of General Counsel this past summer, Lee was a partner with Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP in Raleigh, where she managed and led client service teams for two Fortune 500 clients. She was a member of the banking and capital markets, administrative law, creditor’s rights and commercial litigation teams. Lee was also a partner with Williams Mullen, where she managed a legal team consisting of two associate attorneys, two paralegals and two legal assistants.
Her legal team was responsible for handling more than 150 cases for a Fortune 500 client.
“We are thrilled to have Julia join our team. Her extensive private practice experience is well suited to our needs,” said John Scherer, UNCW general counsel, in a news release.
Lee graduated magna cum laude, Lambda Pi Eta, from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She received her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board, Order of the Barristers and the Student Bar Association.