S. McKinley Gray  III - Ward and Smith, P.A.

S. McKinley Gray III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Mr. Gray is leader of the Labor and Employment Practice Group.  His practice experience encompasses various areas of employment-related litigation.  Mr. Gray advises clients and litigates cases involving all forms of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, and breach of employment contracts from small start-up companies to Fortune 500 corporations.  He is a frequent lecturer on employment discrimination, workplace retaliation, workers' compensation, and wage and hour law issues.  Mr. Gray has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his fields of law and serves in leadership roles with various legal and civic organizations.  He is a former president of the Craven County Bar Association and a former two-term president of the Board of Directors for the United Way of Coastal Carolina.

Campbell UniversityJ.D. 1993The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBS 1990
•American Bar Association•Craven County Bar Association•North Carolina Bar Association•North Carolina Bar Association* Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions:

Office Location

1001 College Court
P.O. Box 867
New Bern, NC 28563-0867
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Labor and Employment
Workers' Compensation Law - Employers