C. David Gantt

C. David Gantt

Bridgman Gantt Law Offices

Recognized since 2015

Asheville, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
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David Gantt, attorney at law, has over 36 years of experience representing injured and disabled clients throughout western North Carolina. From his law office in Asheville, he offers clients knowledgeable and compassionate representation as he pursues compensation and benefits for workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, personal injuries, and imminent domain (government taking of property). Mr. Gantt is Board Certified by the NC State Bar Board of Legal Specialization in workers' compensation law.

  • 82 Church Street
    Asheville, NC 28801
  • Campbell University, J.D., graduated 1981
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, graduated 1978
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina, North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina, Supreme Court
  • North Carolina, U.S. District Court for the Western District of NC
  • North Carolina, US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • North Carolina, US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States, United States Supreme Court
  • 28th Judicial District Bar - Member
  • Advocates for Justice - Sustaining Patron
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • National Association of Social Security Disability Claimant’s Representatives - Member
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice - President's Club Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association - Member
  • North Carolina State Bar - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants, Asheville (2017)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Special Focus:
  • COVID-19
  • Marvin Collins Outstanding Planning Award for Distinguished Leadership by an Elected Official, American Planning Association NC (2016)
  • NC State Bar Association Centennial Award for Community Service (2005)
  • NC State Bar Association Citizen Lawyer Award (2007)
  • Super Lawyer (2009 – 2010)
  • Top 100 Lawyers in NC- American Trial Lawyers Association, (2009 – 2010)
  • WNC 11th Congressional District Democrat of Year- Liston Ramsey Award (2016)
  • MLK Humanitarian Award by MLK Association of Asheville & Buncombe County (2017)
  • Environmental Political Leadership Award- Sierra Club (2016)
  • Stepp Labor Leader Award by WNC Central Labor Council (2012)
  • Champion of Buncombe County Animals by Asheville Humane Society (2016)
  • Minnie Jones Social Justice Award (2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America (2015)
  • Lawyer of the Year, Workers’ Compensation, Asheville; Best Lawyers in America (2017)
  • Leaders in the Law Award by Elon University and NC Lawyers Weekly (2016)
  • Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, Legacy Award (2017)

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