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Litigation: General Commercial - Alabama
"He has one of the highest litigation IQs of anyone I've known.""He is a solid defense lawyer."
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Mr. Thagard is a recognized leader in the Litigation Field. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Thagard has successfully tried cases involving breach of contract, torts, intellectual property, fraud, and other complex commercial matters, in federal and state courts across the country. Regardless of where the case is, Tom is a go-to lawyer for some of the nation’s top companies. Recent victories include a resounding jury verdict in 2021 on behalf of Clayton Homes -- one of the nation’s largest homebuilders and a division of Berkshire Hathaway -- in a trademark infringement suit in North Carolina federal court; a jury verdict in favor of Tyson Foods in a grower lawsuit alleging multiple tort claims; and successful defense of a jury trial in Texas alleging violations of RICO against a division of Berkshire Hathaway. He has represented clients in matters pending in Alabama, Arkansas, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia. His appellate work includes appeals in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Eleventh Circuits, Alabama Supreme Court, Texas Supreme Court, Texas Courts of Appeal, and Florida District Court of Appeals.