Attorney - Jack G. Gresh


Jack G. Gresh
HBS Charleston Office

P: 843-720-3474
F: 843-720-3475
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Jack Gresh is proud to be the managing partner of the Charleston, SC office where he and the firm continue to serve their clients' needs throughout the region. Mr. Gresh attended the University of Georgia for a degree in economics where he received the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award and graduated cum laude. Thereafter, Mr. Gresh returned to Atlanta to obtain his Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law, where he also graduated cum laude. 

Since 2012, Mr. Gresh has consistently been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in Professional Negligence Defense by Thompson Reuters, a designation awarded to only the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in South Carolina in this practice area.  He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice Areas

Aging Services

With a significant portion of his practice relating to the defense of the healthcare professionals and the entities in which they provide care, Mr. Gresh has defended facilities and professionals providing skilled nursing, assisted living, hospice and other elderly services in cases ranging from decubitus ulcers, resident abuse and neglect, transfer injuries, failure to thrive and other allegations.  He has handled these cases in state courts, federal courts, arbitrations, and within the class action framework.


General Liability

Mr. Gresh has significant experience in litigating many different types of civil litigation, including numerous general liability claims. He has represented apartment owners, hospitals, homeowners, and other owners and occupiers of land in many different types of premises liability actions where injuries ranged from the soft tissue injury to the more significant cases of rape, neurologic impairment and death.

Products Liability

Mr. Gresh has successfully defended manufacturers, distributors, and vendors in products liability actions in both state and federal courts.  Moreover, Mr. Gresh is a part of the HBS Rapid Response Team for products liability defense wherein he can quickly deliver legal advice to those dealing with a crisis.

Professional Malpractice and Ethics

Mr. Gresh has represented a number of different non-medical professionals in cases involving professional negligence and other claims, including defending lawyers, home inspectors, and real-estate agents.

Professional Negligence / Medical Malpractice

Mr. Gresh has defended hospitals, physicians, nurses, dentists, staffing agencies, and other medical defendants in medical malpractice cases involving alleged negligent care and treatment, negligent misdiagnosis, lack of consent, and wrongful death. Additionally, Mr. Gresh has extensive experience in cases of obstetrical malpractice and neurologic injury.


J.D., Cum Laude, Georgia State University
B.A. Economics, Cum Laude, University of Georgia


South Carolina all courts
U.S.D.C. South Carolina
Georgia all courts
U.S.D.C. Northern District of GA
U.S.D.C. Middle District of GA
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court


American Bar Association
State Bar of South Carolina
State Bar of Georgia
Charleston County Bar Association


Volunteer Firefighter with Sullivan's Island Fire and Rescue

Past Chairman of Atlanta Claims Association Education and Full Outing Committee


AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

South Carolina SuperLawyers Rising Star - 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Selected Articles / Presentations

"Comparing and Contrasting SC, GA and TN Medical Malpractice Law", April 2010

"South Carolina Tort Reform: Results and Predictions", March, 2010

"How to Successfully Defend Brain Damaged Baby Cases", July, 2008

"Obstetrical Maloccurrence:  Is it Malpractice", May, 2008