Hugh is a retired Major General of the U.S. Army and served on the North Carolina State Board of Transportation from 2009-2022. His practice experience encompasses federal and state government affairs. Hugh advises clients on government contracts, regulatory, and legislative issues, and all aspects of military law. He is experienced in federal administrative issues, including representation before all United States government agencies.
Prior to joining the firm, he served as The Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army from 1985 to 1989. Hugh also served as Assistant Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army from 1981 to 1985.
- National Defense University, 1976
- Command and General Staff College, 1969
- J.D., University of Arkansas, 1957. Comments Editor, University of Arkansas Law Review.
- A.B., University of Arkansas, 1955
Professional and Community Affiliations
- Arkansas Bar Association
- District of Columbia Bar Association
- Havelock Chamber of Commerce - Military Affairs Committee
- National Defense Transportation Association
- New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce - Military Alliance
- North Carolina Bar Association
- Attorney Hugh Overholt Awarded North Carolina's Highest Civilian Honor, The Order of the Long Leaf Pine
- Attorneys Charles Ellis and Hugh Overholt Appointed to Leadership Positions for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Cases
- Media Mention: Retired Major Gen. Hugh Overholt Honored with Congressional Extension of Remarks
Admitted to Practice
- North Carolina, 1989
- District of Columbia, 1988
- Arkansas, 1957
- All state courts in Arkansas
- All state courts in North Carolina
- United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
- United States Supreme Court
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