Shelley Blake serves as general counsel to the department.
She has been a practicing attorney for almost 13 years. Prior to joining NCDOT, Blake was the owner of Blake Law Firm, PLLC and was an adjunct professor of law at N.C. Central University School of Law. She also volunteered as a member of the Board Advisory Council for the Wake County School Board.
Blake earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and received her law degree from N.C. Central University School of Law.