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About Thad Felton

  • June 11, 2019

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Thad Felton is an Officer with Greensfelder. With more than 20 years of experience seeing business conflicts through trial and mediation, Thad Felton brings a trained eye for potential risks and long-term strategy to his corporate clients. In litigation and as outside corporate counsel for a variety of national clients, Thad has handled business and complex commercial matters including:

  • Misappropriation of trade secrets and the enforceability of restrictive covenants
  • Fraud, misrepresentation, fraudulent transfer and consumer fraud act claims
  • Breach of contract claims, including issues related to interference with contract and prospective economic advantage
  • Breach of fiduciary duty matters
  • Products liability
  • Declaratory judgments
  • Section 1983 civil rights matters
  • Creditor’s rights
  • Complex insurance coverage disputes, including the availability of coverage for environmental claims.

Thad has directed litigation in large commercial matters and reached favorable settlements for clients, including manufacturers and real estate brokers. As first or second chair, he has successfully tried a number of cases as well in federal and state courts.

In his role as corporate counsel, he advises business owners and executives in areas that include corporate governance, employment and personnel matters, contracts, litigation, risk management and intellectual property. He has worked with businesses to draft shareholder and operating agreements, purchase and sale agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreement, employment agreements, and licensing and distribution agreements. Recently, he has helped several clients with mergers and acquisitions.

As a frequent contributor to the firm’s blog, IMPACT | Understanding and Managing Business Risk, Thad writes about non-compete agreements, trade secrets and other topics related to the legal concerns of businesses.