Gray McCalley, Jr.

Senior Lecturing Fellow


Mr. McCalley is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Printpack Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of flexible packaging based in Atlanta. Prior to joining Printpack, he work for 16 years in a variety of positions in the Coca-Cola system, most recently as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Coca-Cola Enterprises, at the time the world's largest Coca-Cola bottler.   He also served with CCE as General Counsel Europe (based in London) where he was responsible for CCE's legal affairs in France, Great Britain and the Benelux.  Prior to that, he was Division Counsel for The Coca-Cola Company in Germany and Norway, in the latter position working primarily in Scandinavia, the Baltics and Russia. He joined the Coca-Cola System in 1989 as Counsel, Northeast Europe and Africa Group, based in Atlanta.  From 1984-89 Mr. McCalley served a Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State, with postings in Washington, Bonn, London, and Belfast. He began his career with Alston and Bird in Atlanta where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, emerging growth companies, computer law, venture capital, and foreign reverse investment.

Mr. McCalley graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1974 with a B. A. in German, magna cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Bonn, Germany. He received his J. D. from Duke University School of Law in 1979. He was an articles editor for the Duke Law Journal, and held office in the DBA and the International Law Society. Mr. McCalley enjoys fluency in German, reading and limited conversational abilities in Norwegian, reading ability in Dutch, and rudimentary French.