Almost half of Mike's career was spent in public service. He represented the Seventh Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2015.
As a Congressman, Mike served as Chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development. He supported and developed policies promoting economic development and business opportunities in North Carolina. He has successfully championed the business and economic needs of counties and communities, as well as fire, police and EMS units, airports, schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, health clinics, senior centers, parks, and community facilities. Mike's hard work has earned him international, national, regional, and local recognitions and bipartisan respect for his leadership.
Mike brings that same level of dedication and commitment to his multifaceted legal practice. His professional experience encompasses business, energy, environmental, agribusiness, real estate, and sports and entertainment law. He also has extensive knowledge of complex coastal resource management and beach development matters. Being well-versed in the political process gives Mike a unique perspective to assist clients in governmental issues at the local, state, and federal levels.
In his government relations practice, Mike:
Mike's economic development practice focuses on:
Mike McIntyre has been roundly honored for his service by boards, commissions, organizations, and schools. This is a select list of some of the major recognitions from throughout his distinguished career.
Public Service Recognition:
Recognition in Economic Development:
Recognition in Agriculture and Agribusiness:
Recognition for Protection of Our Coastal and Environmental Concerns:
Recognition in Healthcare and Advocacy for Seniors:
Recognition for Military and Law Enforcement Advocacy:
Recognition for Sports and Tourism Advocacy:
United States Congressman, 1997-2015
I competed in disco and beach music dance contests while in college and law school, complete with a three-piece white suit—John Travolta-style.
Also, I hold a black belt in taekwondo, was a player and coach for the Congressional basketball team, captain of the Congressional soccer team, co-chaired the Congressional golf tournament, and played on the Congressional baseball, football, and tennis teams.
* Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions: www.bestlawyers.com; businessnc.com/special-sections/legal-elite/; and www.superlawyers.com/north-carolina.
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