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Tuggle Duggins is pleased to announce that Governor Beverly Perdue has appointed Michael Fox, a partner at the firm, to a seat on the North Carolina Board of Transportation. Fox’s practice includes extensive land use experience which encompasses many transportation issues. Fox has been selected annually since 2008 by his peers as one of “The Best Lawyers in America”™ in the category of land use and zoning. Fox also gained knowledge of transportation issues by serving on the Greensboro Planning Board for six years from 2003 to 2009. Fox was Chairman of the Planning Board from 2007 to 2009.
Fox has been involved in numerous community and non-profit organizations. He has held leadership roles in the North Carolina Bar Association, the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs, Once Step Further, Inc., Leadership Greensboro, The North Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. Fox has also served as the Chairman of the USS North Carolina Battleship Commission.
Fox is a 1989 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law where he was the recipient of the Franklin D. Dupree, Sr. Scholarship. Fox was a Chancellor’s Scholar at Appalachian State University where he graduated Suma Cum Laude in 1986. Fox’s prior public service includes that of a Special Prosecutor for the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office, a local Assistant Prosecutor in Atlanta, Georgia, and an aide to a U.S. Congressman.
Michael S. Fox