A. Todd Brown

Todd has handled a broad variety of complex litigation in federal and state courts over his 25 years of experience, with an emphasis on commercial disputes, business torts, catastrophic personal injuries, consumer lending, unfair competition, and trade secrets litigation. He defends products liability claims in federal multi-district litigation and state court actions, and handles complex multifamily construction defect cases. He also has litigated complex employment matters involving significant exposure under Title VII, FLSA, and ERISA, as well as sexual harassment and wrongful discharge cases.

Todd is admitted to practice in the Fourth and Eleventh U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal, all state and federal courts in North Carolina, and has numerous pro hac vice admissions in federal and state courts around the country.

Todd co-chairs the firm's Diversity Committee, is a member of its Associates Committee and Screening Committee, and is a former member of its Executive Committee.
Relevant Experience

Served as national coordinating counsel for litigation and labor and employment matters for a multinational manufacturing and distribution company.
Represented a national building products distribution company in federal multi-district products liability litigation involving thousands of property damage and personal injury claims and class actions arising from defectively manufactured Chinese drywall.
Represented a national building products distribution company in the North Carolina Business Court against claims from a major competitor involving tortious interference, employee raiding, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and misappropriation of trade secrets claims.
Represented major financial institutions in litigation arising from claims of predatory lending, usury, unfair and deceptive trade practices, violation of the Truth in Lending Act, RESPA, FCRA, and other federal and state laws.
Defended major national companies in hundreds of individual and class action suits throughout the southeast involving negligent design, defective construction, and product liability claims in residential and commercial construction.
Represented major national companies in litigation and trials involving claims of race, gender, age, disability, religious, and pregnancy discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, ADA, ADEA, and other claims alleging sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, violation of public policy, and negligent hiring and retention.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Business Litigation, 2) Class Action, 3) Multidistrict Litigation, 4) Financial Services Litigation, 5) Construction and Engineering, 6) Complex Employment Litigation and 7) Product and Mass Tort Litigation
Law School University of South Carolina School of Law ( J.D.,1986)
Education University of South Carolina (B.S., 1966)
Bar Member / Association North Carolina State Bar Association
Most recent firm Hunton & Williams LLP
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