Steven C. Hemric
Winston-Salem, NC
office 336.631.1063
mobile 743.444.0393
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Publications & Presentations
  • Community Involvement

Mr. Hemric’s primary area of practice is litigation with a focus on construction law and commercial litigation.


  • Wake Forest University, B.S., Mathematics, magna cum laude, 2014
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2017


  • Assisting clients in general commercial disputes at all stages, including litigation, alternative dispute resolution and postjudgment practice
  • Advising construction industry clients in negotiations of commercial and residential construction contracts
  • Advising construction industry clients on resolution of jobsite disputes on public and private construction projects
  • Representing construction industry clients in a variety of disputes, including scheduling and delay claims, defect claims and payment claims
  • Advising insurance carriers on coverage and financial responsibility obligations in a variety of coverage situations and industries
  • Law Clerk, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, 2016, 2017
Construction Law Litigation


  • Named to the North Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list, 2022
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 - 2022 in North Carolina for Construction Law and Litigation—Construction as “One to Watch”
  • CALI Award—Taxation: Policy, Spring 2017
  • CALI Award—Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition, Spring 2016
  • George K. Walker First Year Moot Court Competition, Sweet 16
  • Team Member, Billings, Exum & Grye National Moot Court Competition


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • South Carolina State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the
  • Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina


  • North Carolina Bar Association Construction Law Section, Minority Contractors Liaison Committee, Chair
  • North Carolina Bar Association Construction Council
  • Forsyth County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, North Carolina Department of Transportation Office of Civil Rights, “Contracting for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises,” November 17-19, 2020
  • Speaker, City of Greensboro Minority Enterprise Development Week 2020, “Subcontracting 101,” October 27, 2020
  • Speaker, North Carolina Small Business Transportation Resource Center, “DOT Masterclass: Pandemic Effects on the Construction Business, a Legal Perspective,” October 15, 2020
  • Speaker, Women’s Business Center of Charlotte, “Managing Risks in Your Construction Contracts,” September 2019
  • Speaker, Women’s Business Center of Charlotte, “Contract Basics,” February and September 2019
  • Speaker, Women’s Business Center of Charlotte, “Trucking A to Z: Legal Considerations When Operating Your Business,” April 2019
  • Author, Construction Law Committee, The Critical Path, Volume 23, Issue 1, “Changes on the Public Construction Horizon in North Carolina,” March 29, 2019
  • Speaker, City of Greensboro Minority Enterprise Development Week 2018, “Subcontracting 101,” September 26, 2018
  • Speaker, Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Construction Industry Council, “Ask a Construction Lawyer,” December 6, 2018
  • Author, Construction Law Section, The Blog Community of the NCBA, “NC Court of Appeals Clarifies When a Nonsignatory Can Compel Arbitration,” June 20, 2018
  • Co-Author, “One Step Forward and Two Steps Back: North Carolina Restrictive Covenants in the Wake of Beverage Systems I and II,” Wake Forest University Journal of Law and Policy, Volume 8, No. 1, January 2018
  • Journal of Law and Policy, 2015 - 2017

Community Involvement

  • City of Winston-Salem M/WBE Citizen Advisory Committee, 2017 - 2021
  • Salem Baptist Church Board of Trustees
  • Treasurer, Yadkin Valley Wildlife Federation