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Richard T. Wright

Litigation Attorney at Greensboro, NC

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also known as Tom Wright, R. Thompson Wright

  • Licensed for 48 years
    State NC
    Acquired 1975
    Status
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About Richard

Learn Richard’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    25%
    We have experience representing both employers and employees in a broad range of employment rights issues, including negotiating contracts or settlements, and participating in administrative hearings, mediations and trials i

    49 years

  2. Litigation
    25%
    We are skilled litigators with years of workers’ compensation experience. We will fight for your workers’ compensation claim and for your future.

    49 years

  3. Personal injury
    25%
    We have decades of experience in representing clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies. We listen closely to clients and their concerns and advise them of their options.

    49 years

  4. Real estate
    25%
    We assist all those involved in gathering assets, accounting for estate expenses, preparing tax returns, the preparation and auditing of accounts, and the distribution of property to heirs or beneficiaries of the decedent.

    49 years

Tom Wright is a trial lawyer.  His practice focuses on a wide area of litigation matters, including environmental litigation, employment law, insurance defense, personal injury, real estate and construction litigation, and estates and trust litigation. He represents clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and before federal and state administrative agencies. Mr. Wright advises clients in corporate, environmental and real estate matters and handles transactional matters for a variety individuals and corporations.

 

Mr. Wright graduated from Haverford College with a A.B. in Political Science. In 1975, he received his J.D. with honors from the Law School of the University of North Carolina, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.

 

Mr. Wright is a member of the American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association and Greensboro Bar Association. He has served on the Appellate Rules Study Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association. He serves on numerous non-profit boards of civic, service and arts organizations, including Friends Homes, Inc., the Choral Society of Greensboro, Bel Canto Company, the New Garden Cemetery Association, Inc., the North Carolina Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Haverford College and the Rotary Club. Mr. Wright joined the firm in 1975.

 

Location

Hill Evans Jordan & Beatty, PLLC
301 North Elm Street, Suite 700
Greensboro, NC, 27401

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AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Hill Evans Jordan & Beatty, PLLC
  • 1975 - Present

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1975
  • Haverford College
  • A.B.
  • 1972

Associations

  • Federal Court of Appeals
  • Admitted
  • 2006 - Present
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Admitted
  • 2002 - Present
  • US District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Admitted
  • 2001 - Present
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted
  • 1992 - Present
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Admitted
  • 1975 - Present
  • American Bar Foundation, Tax and Probate Committee
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Manufacturer's Liability Committee
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • Greensboro Bar Committee, Habitat for Humanity
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Law Section
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • 18th Judicial District Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • Greensboro Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1975 - Present
  • US District Court, Middle District North Carolina
  • Admitted
  • 1975 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Administration of Justice Committee
  • Member
  • 1990 - 1993
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Appellate Rules Study Committee
  • Member
  • 1986 - 1992
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014

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Greensboro Litigation Lawyer Richard T. Wright
Richard T. Wright
Litigation Attorney
Greensboro, NC
Licensed for 48 years