Member Profile: Gary S. Hemric

Gary S. Hemric
James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A.
600 South College St.
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202
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Tel: (704) 372-9870
Fax: (704) 350-9329

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Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Special Master


Calendar Last Updated: 19 Jun 17

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Gary S. Hemric has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Banking & Finance
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Community Associations
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Eminent Domain
Family Businesses
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Natural Disasters
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Unfair Competition
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death



Gary has practiced with the firm since 1974. He is a capable and experienced civil trial attorney, having handled more than 50 jury and bench trials to verdict in state and federal court. He has argued cases before the North Carolina Supreme Court and en banc panels of the United States Circuit Court for the Fourth Circuit. Gary has been lead counsel in a number of complex arbitration proceedings involving construction, securities and commercial disputes.

Gary is heavily involved in alternative dispute resolution as a means of problem solving for clients of the firm and other litigants. He obtained his certification as a mediator in North Carolina in November 1992 and over the past 20 years he has served as mediator in more than 2,500 state and federal cases. Through his efforts, the parties have successfully negotiated claims with a total value in excess of $75 million dollars. Gary also has extensive training and experience as an arbitrator, including numerous courses under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association. He is on the Commercial Arbitration Panel for North and South Carolina and has served as panel member and/or chair person in a number of complex arbitration proceedings.

Gary is a member of the American Association for Justice, the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association and North Carolina Bar Association. His areas of practice include complex business disputes, serious bodily injury and wrongful death, construction and professional negligence. He has handled a number of high profile catastrophic injury cases, obtaining multi-million dollar settlements or judgments for clients of the firm. Gary is consistently listed as a Super Lawyer and one of the state's top litigators in surveys of his peers. Gary is a frequent lecturer on subjects ranging from civil trial strategy to effective alternative dispute resolution management.


  • Davidson College - BA Degree in Political Science, 1970
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , J.D., 1974.


English, French

Memberships & Affiliations

Gary is a member of the American Association for Justice, the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association and North Carolina Bar Association.


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Gary S. Hemric is a member of our NC chapter, NC Academy of Superior Court Mediators, the state's premier roster of certified attorney-mediators. The NCASCM profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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