Attorney Hugh Overholt Awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine

NEW BERN, NC—Attorney Hugh Overholt has been awarded North Carolina’s highest civilian honor, The Order of the Long Leaf Pine. This prestigious award is a testament to Hugh’s exceptional contributions and dedication to the state of North Carolina.

Hugh’s influence extends well beyond the realm of transportation. He has tirelessly advocated for individuals affected by water contamination at Camp Lejeune, playing a pivotal role in successfully passing the Camp Lejeune Justice Act. This crucial legislation allows veterans, family members, and workers stationed at the base between 1953 and 1987 to pursue rightful compensation. Currently, Hugh serves as a liaison counsel between the federal courts and law firms representing plaintiffs in lawsuits being brought under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act.

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