J. Hamilton Stewart  III - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

J. Hamilton Stewart III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1993

J. Hamilton (Jimmie) Stewart, III, is a founding shareholder of the firm of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, recognized for his expertise in all areas of labor and employment law.  He is certified as a Specialist in Employment and Labor Law by the South Carolina Bar and was Chairman of the initial South Carolina Bar’s Specialization Advisory Board. He was instrumental in developing the standards used to qualify an individual as a specialist in the field of Labor and Employment Law in the State of South Carolina.  Having been quoted in numerous articles included articles in The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Daily Journal, The State and numerous local and state media Jimmie Stewart has been utilized as an expert in his field.  He is sought after for his business acumen and years of serving his clients with the utmost skill and intellect.

Presbyterian CollegeBA 1965University of South Carolina School of LawJ.D. 1969
Society of the Wig and RobeThe College of Employment and Labor LawSt. Andrews SocietyPoinsett ClubCommerce Club, Greenville, South CarolinaCamperdown Academy

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth, Fifth, Eleventh and D.C. Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Experience — Jimmie has represented hundreds of clients over the past four decades including major international automobile and agricultural implement manufacturers, automobile parts manufacturers, leading chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturers, a variety of healthcare clients, financial institutions, construction companies and utility companies, among others.  His primary focus is on positive employee relations among union-free clients, collective bargaining for unionized clients and all matters before the National Labor Relations Board.

Office Location

The Ogletree Building, Fifth Floor
300 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Labor and Employment Law of the Greenville Metro Area
J. Hamilton Stewart III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment