Eimile Stokes Whelan represents individuals and organizations accused of professional negligence. Her practice group defends hospitals, individual health care providers, corporate health care providers, and governmental entities from allegations of negligence and other tortious conduct.
Eimile received her law degree from Wake Forest University where she was a member of the Chief Justice Joseph Branch Inn of Court. She was a teaching assistant for a professional development class and an academic enrichment group leader for contracts law and constitutional law. Eimile also earned her master’s in law, with honors, from the University of Bristol Law School in England, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Bristol Law Review. Eimile interned for a barrister and Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) in London, England, and helped prepare an argument the Q.C. presented to the U.K. Supreme Court. She also assisted solicitors in obtaining protective orders for victims of domestic violence and advised indigent clients as a member of the University of Bristol Law Clinic.
Before attending Wake Forest Law School, Eimile was a paralegal and focused in medical malpractice defense litigation in Charlotte. Eimile earned a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in journalism, summa cum laude, from North Carolina State University where she was part of the University Scholars program. Eimile enjoys competing in 5K races and visiting family in the Lake Norman area with her husband and two dogs. Eimile was a summer associate at Parker Poe before becoming a full-time associate.