Soo, Kenneth A.

150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602

Updated: 07/15/2016


Ken Soo's areas of practice include the representation of public schools and other educational institutions, employment law and civil litigation. Mr. Soo was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1991 and joined Tharrington Smith in 1994.

Mr. Soo's first career was as a wire service and newspaper reporter in Ohio, North Carolina and Florida, including stints with United Press International and The Charlotte Observer. He received his law degree with honors from the...


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Education Law
  • Employment
  • Special Education
  • Elections

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1991

Other Affiliations

  • North Carolina Council of School Attorneys (Member)
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Education Law Section (Member)
  • Wake County Bar Association (Member)
  • 10th Judicial District Bar (Member)

Past Positions

  • The Charlotte Observer
  • United Press International


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Honors: With Honors
    Law Review: North Carolina Law Review, Note Editor
  • Duke University
    Major: Comparative Area Studies

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Office Information


150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602


  • 919-829-1583


Accepts Credit Cards



Representative Cases

  • Everett, et al v. Pitt County Board of Education, US Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, No. 13-2312, June 2015, published
  • Lorrson v. Chapell Hill-Carrboro Board of Education, US Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, No. 13-2330, December 2014, published

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150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602