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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Dec 3, 2013

Shelby County Attorney Kelly Rayne is leaving her post to join the Greater Memphis Chamber, the Memphis Business Journal reports. Rayne will join the chamber on Jan. 13 as vice president of public policy. She previously served as legislative adviser and special counsel to Shelby County Mayor Jim Rout from 1996 to 2002, and in the same capacity to Mayor A C Wharton Jr. from 2002 to 2006. Rayne also served as interim economic development director and as public policy adviser to the mayor. She began her career in the public defender’s office in 1994. Two years later she joined the county attorney’s office. In 2010, she was named the county’s top lawyer.