R. Thompson ("Tom") Wright
Tom Wright practices in the areas of environmental litigation, employment law, 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. Tom advises clients in corporate, environmental and real estate matters and handles transactional matters for a variety individuals and corporations. He also engages in probate of substantial wills, trusts and estate planning practice. He is an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer at Martindale-Hubbell.
Tom graduated from Haverford College with an 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.
He 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, as well as 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 Fiduciary Corporation, New Garden Friends Meeting, Haverford College and the Rotary Club. Mr. Wright joined the firm in 1975.
- 1972 graduate
- Advisory Board of Corporation
- Corporation Member
Rotary Club (1997 - member, former director)
New Garden Friends Meeting
- Treasurer, 2016-present
New Garden Cemetery Association, Inc.
- Current President
- Board Member
- +15 years of service
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Trustee
Choral Society of Greensboro
- Past Board Member and Officer
- Past President (held position several times)
Bel Canto Company
- Board Member