Kelly J. Mackay

Managing Member - Business


Kelly J. Mackay concentrates her practice in the business law including related real estate matters. Admitted to practice law in North Carolina, she has over 23 years of experience that includes representing clients in the creation and maintenance of a multitude of different business entities, and the varied transactions associated with those ongoing entities. Kelly is a tireless advocate for her clients, regardless of whether she’s negotiating a simple lease, or facilitating a complicated sale of assets. On the real estate side of her practice, she has closed numerous tax-free exchanges and commercial real estate transactions with a keen eye for detail. Kelly also has experience in the areas of estate administration, guardianships and foreclosures, and has represented clients before the clerks of many counties within the greater Triangle area.

After earning her undergraduate degree from East Carolina University, Kelly received her law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1993. She and her family now reside in Raleigh. Kelly is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the Durham County Bar and the North Carolina Bar Association, where she spent many years working with young people who had an interest in the law, on the Law Day Committee. She has been an active contributor to the Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce and has served as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. She is currently serving as the VP of the Durham County Bar Association and on the Local Board of Advisors for North State Bank. Kelly enjoys giving back to the community and has worked with numerous civic and charity groups over the years, including Hoops for Wake Forest, Kiwanis Club, American Business Women’s Association, and the Anthony J. Trentini Scholarship Foundation.