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Merrick Parrott

Raleigh | 919.835.4504
Fax | 919.834.4564

Merrick Parrott represents private businesses and local governments in regulatory matters and civil litigation. In her energy law practice, she regularly counsels renewable energy companies on compliance with regulations promulgated by the North Carolina Utilities Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Additionally, she represents local governments and private parties in land use and zoning matters, property tax appeals, and eminent domain actions.

Merrick received her law degree from Vanderbilt University where she was the symposium editor for the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review. She was also the president of the Vanderbilt Bar Association and the executive editor of content for the Obiter Dictum. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Before attending law school, Merrick worked for the Contemporary Art Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted clients on developing renewable energy facilities including solar farms.
  • Assisted clients with regulatory filings before the North Carolina Utilities Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  • Assisted clients with local land use and zoning matters.
  • Assisted landowners and local governments in condemnation actions.
  • Assisted clients on property tax appeals, including appeals to local boards of equalization and review and to the North Carolina Property Tax Commission.
  • Assisted clients in complex business litigation.

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Honors & Awards

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2021
  • North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2019


  • Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh (CAM Raleigh), CAM/now Steering Committee