Andy Penry has successfully tried dozens of commercial cases to juries, judges, and arbitrators. He often handles high stakes cases that involve either significant sums or substantial legal issues. Member, Penry Riemann pllc (2008—Present); Member, Taylor, Penry, Rash & Riemann, PLLC (2000—2008); Partner, Smith, Helms, Mulliss & Moore, LLP (1996—2000); Partner, predecessor to Kilpatrick Stockton (1986—1996); Law Clerk, Hon. James C. Fox, United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina (1982—1983). Wake Forest University (J.D., 1979); University of North Carolina (B.A. in History, 1976). Elected Member, American Board of Trial Advocates; Elected Member, American Law Institute; National Bond Claims Association; Associate Member, Carolinas Associated General Contractors; Associate Member, Construction Financial Management Association; Associate Member, Wake County, North Carolina, and National Association of Homebuilders; Member, North Carolina Securities Industry Association; Master, Susie Sharp Inn of Court. Board of Trustees, Wake Technical Community College; Director, North Carolina Professional Construction Safety Institute; Member, North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry; Transportation Committee Member, Downtown Raleigh Alliance; Steering Committee, Friends of Wake County School Bond Referendum Campaign; Founding Board Member, Wake County Chapter, Kids Voting USA; Attendee, Renaissance Weekend (1999—2001); Attendee, YPO/WPO Spring Seminars (2001—2003); Chair, Wake County Democratic Party (1995—1997); Member, North Carolina Democratic Party Executive Committee (1995—2001); Delegate, Democratic National Convention (1996, 2000); Member, Democratic Leadership Council. Recipient of commendation from North Carolina's Chief Justice for pro bono representation; Named among North Carolina's Legal Elite in the fields of Construction Law and Litigation in Business North Carolina magazine; Named to Best Lawyers in America in Construction Law; AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Merit Selection Panel for vacant U.S. magistrate judge positions, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina (1995); Panel of Construction, Securities, and Insurance Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association. Admitted to the North Carolina and Florida Bars and the bars of various federal courts.