Ray Starling, general counsel to House Speaker and U.S. Senator-elect Thom Tillis, is following his boss to Washington.
Starling will be Tillis’ adviser on agriculture policy. (Tillis’ spokeswoman says Starling will be general counsel and senior policy adviser with agriculture as one of his responsibilities.)
Before he came to the legislature two years ago to work for Tillis, Starling was general counsel at the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Starling graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill law school and has taught law school courses on agriculture and food policy.