Marshall Hurley

Greensboro attorney Marshall Hurley has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina state and federal courts for more than twenty-nine years. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1978) and Wake Forest University School of Law (1981). He served as chief of staff and legislative director to U.S. Congressman Howard Coble in Washington, D.C. (1985-88). Following eleven years of practice with the national law firm of Patton Boggs, he started his own practice in 2000, focusing on political clients, election law and state and local government matters; he is also affiliated with the law firm of Crumley Roberts.

Mr. Hurley served as a presidential elector in 2000 and was president of the North Carolina electoral college. In 2004, he was selected as general counsel of the North Carolina Republican Party, a position that he held for five years. He is a member of the adjunct faculty of the department of political science at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he teaches introduction to law and a course in state and federal lobbying in the graduate program. He has also regularly presented continuing legal education and legal training courses on the topics of election law and legal ethics. He is a lifelong Quaker, an avid reader and a zealous photographer.