David A. Thornton


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David Thornton helps employers deliver retirement, health and welfare benefits to their executives and employees. With more than 30 years of experience, he has developed a diverse practice counseling hundreds of public and private employers and non-profit organizations in drafting, maintaining and administering retirement plans ranging from $1 million to several billion dollars in assets, including many in the $100 million to $500 million asset range. He has deep experience in ESOP transactions, successfully navigating the significant fiduciary duty considerations and tax code requirements involved with these transactions.

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Memphis Bar Association — Treasurer (1992), Director (1991), Young Lawyers Division

Tennessee Bar Association — Corporation and Business Law Section

American Bar Association — Business Law Section

American Health Law Association (AHLA)