Hunt grew up in the mountains of North Carolina. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University, Hunt was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army, where he served as a captain. He is a former intelligence officer and veteran of the Iraq War.
Hunt’s practice focuses on representing real people who have been harmed by the negligence of others, including from tractor-trailer collisions, car wrecks, defective products and construction accidents. He has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict for his clients before juries across the state of North Carolina. In fact, Hunt’s trial team won jury verdicts of $3.35 million, $2.25 million, and $250,325 in 2014 alone. Hunt has also obtained numerous million dollar settlements for his clients.
His practice includes a wide variety of areas, from product liability and wrongful death to commercial trucking litigation and insurance coverage disputes. He is licensed to practice in all North Carolina courts, as well as all federal courts in North Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. He is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association.
Hunt graduated cum laude from Campbell University School of Law. While in law school, he was managing editor of the Campbell Law Review and a member of the national moot court team. Hunt served as an extern to the Honorable Rick Elmore of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and upon graduation was inducted into the Order of Barristers. He was later awarded the Safran Moot Court Award by the law school for outstanding contribution to the school’s appellate advocacy program. Hunt has been recognized by Super Lawyers every year since 2016 as a Rising Star. He has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America for 2020.
Hunt lives in Raleigh with his wife and two children. In their free time, they love traveling, fitness, and the outdoors.