December 5, 2018 | Pepperdine Law alumnus Wiley Nickel (JD ’05) has been elected to the State Senate of North Carolina. Wiley is a practicing attorney in Cary, North Carolina, where he lives with his wife, Caroline, and their two children. Wiley graduated from Tulane University as a Political Science major and received his law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law. Before opening his law practice, Wiley was a White House staffer traveling with President Barack Obama and Vice President Al Gore in the Clinton administration
Wiley understands the value of public service. As a former prosecutor, he has helped pursue justice for those in need. As a local attorney, he works every day to see that his clients are treated fairly and compassionately by the North Carolina justice system.