Chris Hampton's practice focuses on construction defect litigation and business litigation. He has experience litigating in state and federal courts in North Carolina and South Carolina. Prior to joining Bell, Davis & Pitt, Chris practiced as an associate in a regional business law firm in Columbia, South Carolina and Greensboro, North Carolina.
Chris's experience includes:
- Complex construction defect cases;
- Lien enforcement actions;
- Trade secret, non-compete, and other business tort cases;
- Discovery practice; and
- Complex business litigation.
While Chris is a full-time lawyer, he is also a part-time builder. He has used his general contractor's license (Building Classification) to build two houses in Yadkin County with his father on the weekends. In his free time, aside from the occasional, small construction project, Chris spends time with his wife and their Chesapeake Bay Retriever on his family's farm in Yadkin County.
Chris serves on the Board of Directors of Mixxer Community Makerspace, which serves Winston-Salem and the Triad by providing space and access to specialty tools and equipment for artists, entrepreneurs, and hobbyists to create things and share idea.
Chris is a graduate of Davidson College, where he played varsity football, and the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served on the South Carolina Law Review.
Davidson College (B.S., 2008); Bonner Scholar
University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2015); Research editor, South Carolina Law Review
Bar & Court Admittance
South Carolina, 2015
North Carolina, 2016