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Richard has returned to private practice after serving as General Counsel for the Carolina Panthers for 21 years. Prior to joining the Panthers, Richard spent 14 years in private practice providing business and tax advice to closely held businesses and medical practices. His practice also included estate planning and administration, real estate transactions and tax controversy work. While working with the Panthers, Richard was involved in all aspects of the business, including negotiating and drafting contracts, governmental affairs, trademark issues and employment matters.
Kirk Palmer & Thigpen, P.A.
Poyner & Spruill, PLLP
Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
Georgetown University Law Center, LLM in Taxation, 1985
Campbell University School of Law, JD, 1983
Duke University, BA in Economics, 1978
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