Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that Joseph D. (“Trey”) Thompson, III, formerly of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., has joined the firm as a partner in the Charleston office. A trial lawyer with a range of experience litigating commercial and employment disputes as well as catastrophic personal injury claims arising from premises, products and toxic exposures, Trey has tried many cases in state and federal courts over his 20 year career. Beyond the courtroom, Trey works closely with his clients to develop strategies to move cases toward resolution at mediation, avoiding costly, disruptive and time-consuming litigation. He is also a Certified Circuit Court Mediator, qualified by the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification.
“HBS is thrilled to announce that Trey Thompson has joined our team in Charleston, South Carolina as a partner,” said Jack Gresh, Managing Partner of HBS Charleston office. “He brings a tremendous amount of experience in numerous areas of the law that will bring additional depth to our litigation teams.”
Trey earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law, and a B.S. in Financial Management from Clemson University. He is an active member of the South Carolina Bar, the Charleston County Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute, as well as a past Board member of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association. Trey has been a speaker in continuing education on subjects such as the South Carolina Payment of Wages Act, the enforceability of non-compete agreements, the South Carolina "Lemon Laws", and topics related to automobile insurance coverage and associated South Carolina statutes.
A recognized leader in the field of litigation, Trey has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants for 2013 and 2014.
About the Firm
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is a leading law firm in the Southeastern United States. Established in 1989, our firm prides itself on comprehensive, cost-effective representation and a commitment to excellence in client service. Representing individuals, businesses of all sizes across industries, and government entities, HBS is a proactive law firm committed to our clients’ success and effective resolution of their legal challenges both domestically and internationally.
With six offices strategically located throughout Georgia, we are truly statewide, and our active regional offices in Nashville, TN, Charleston, SC and N. Palm Beach, FL position us to serve clients throughout the Southeast.