Hunter Lundy was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Patricia Helms Lundy, a teacher and college professor, and Thomas Edward Lundy, Jr., employed by Lake Charles Stevedore’s in 1954 as a crane operator and retired as co-owner of Lake Charles Stevedore’s, Lake City Stevedore’s, Lake Charles Ship Supply, and Harbor Docking and Towing. His father served as the chairman of the board of Harbor Docking and Towing until his death in 2012.

Hunter began his college education at McNeese State University. He transferred to Millsaps College to play football in Jackson, Mississippi where he was awarded an athletic scholarship and graduated in 1976. Along the way, Hunter received the Scholar- Leader-Athlete award from the Mississippi Chapter of the National Football Foundation and was later inducted into the Millsaps College Sports Hall of Fame.
Hunter earned his law degree in 1980 from Mississippi College School of law in Jackson, Mississippi. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review and after graduation he served two years as law clerk to the Honorable Walter L. Nixon, Jr., U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi. Hunter returned to Lake Charles in 1981 to practice law. In 1986, Hunter began the law firm currently known as Lundy, Lundy, Soileau, & South L.L.P.

Hunter was chosen by his peers to be listed in Best Lawyers of America, nominated for the Top 100 National Trial lawyers, listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine, and most recently listed in the Round Table of the Top Fifty Trial lawyers in America.
He wrote “Let Us Prey,” the definitive account of the Gorman v. Swaggart trial. He is a member of the State Bars of Louisiana and Mississippi and has tried and/or handled cases in the States of Texas, Arkansas, Ohio, Missouri, California, and Washington, D.C.
He is a member of governing board of the National Association of Christian lawmakers {“NACL’’). An organization that now has legislatures from over 30 states participating in the drafting of model legislation to reestablish and protect conservative values in America.

Hunter has three children: Patricia “Tricia” Lundy Barrow, Trevor Edward Lundy, Johnny Kade Watkins, and 5 grandchildren.