Ellis & Winters Welcomes Paul Cox and Troy Shelton
Troy D. Shelton
Ellis & Winters is pleased to announce that Paul Cox and Troy Shelton have joined the firm’s litigation practice as associates.
Paul Cox joined the firm after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond C. Fisher on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Cox received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif and was senior publishing editor for the California Law Review. While in law school, he served as an extern to the Honorable Edward M. Chen in the Northern District of California and spent a summer clerking for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California. Mr. Cox received his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa.
Troy Shelton joined the firm after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas D. Schroeder on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Mr. Shelton received his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. During law school, he served as articles editor for the North Carolina Law Review. Mr. Shelton had the opportunity to intern at the United States Attorney’s Offices for the Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina, as well as for the Honorable Mark Martin, Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Mr. Shelton graduated magna cum laude from Duke University, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in history and classical civilizations.