Brooks Pierce partner Wade Hargrove was elected to the Board of Trustees for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill effective July 1.
Mr. Hargrove is the senior partner in the firm's Raleigh office, and he runs a nationally-recognized corporate, communications and media law practice. He has been asked to testify before numerous Congressional and legislative committees on issues involving corporate law, copyright law, the Internet, satellite broadcasting, open government, libel and slander, political broadcasting, broadcast license renewal, cable television, and public utility law.
He regularly advises clients in mergers and acquisitions and has served as counsel in some of the nation's largest media transactions.
Mr. Hargrove is listed in Who's Who in America, The Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers. He has been named by The National Law Journal as one of the nation's leading media / telecommunications lawyers.
He has been honored by induction in the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame, by the Distinguished Service Award given by the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters, and by the President's Cup given by the North Carolina Cable Telecommunications Association.