Jeremy is a litigation attorney in the Wilmington, North Carolina office of Ward and Smith, P.A., where he leads the firm’s Personal Injury and Wrongful Death practice. He has extensive experience litigating claims for wrongful death, serious personal injury, and a broad range of civil litigation involving vehicle accidents, professional malpractice, premises liability, products liability, and class actions, among other areas. He also has litigated numerous cases involving complex insurance coverage issues and “bad faith” claims, as well as other areas of litigation, such as trusts and estates and eminent domain cases.
Jeremy earned his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, majoring in political science and economics. He then spent two years teaching high school math through the Teach For America program. After teaching, he concurrently earned a Master of Public Policy from Duke University and his law degree at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the North Carolina Law Review and graduated first in his class.
Jeremy is a native of Wilmington where he lives with his wife and two children, Addie (6) and Calvin (2). In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and being on the water.
Jeremy has been extensively involved with NCAJ’s Auto Torts and Premises Liability Section, serving on the executive committee for multiple years. He has spoken at and chaired multiple CLEs, and also has been published in Trial Briefs.