Gary S. Hemric

A native of Burlington, North Carolina, Gary Hemric joined James, McElroy & Diehl after earning his Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Since joining the firm more than 36 years ago, Gary has handled a number of high profile catastrophic injury cases, obtaining multi-million dollar settlements or judgments for clients of the firm. He is also heavily involved in alternative dispute resolution and is certified as a mediator, having served as such in almost two-thousand state and federal cases.

In his spare time, Gary enjoys cooking, gardening, snow skiing, hunting and a variety of other sports activities.

Academic Background

  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 1974
  • B.A., Political Science, Davidson College, 1970

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar


  • North Carolina Bar Association

Professional Recognition

  • Named to the “North Carolina Super Lawyers” 2009-2019 editions – General Litigation
  • Named to the 2018 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” by Best Lawyers® – Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Named to the 2009-2014  and 2018-2019 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” by Best Lawyers® – Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice – Plaintiff, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff, and Professional Malpractice – Plaintiff
  • Named Business North Carolina “Legal Elite”  2017 edition – Litigation

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