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Longtime Carolina Panthers General Counsel Fired

By on July 13, 2018 in General Counsel

Richard Thigpen has been fired after more than two decades as general counsel of the Carolina Panthers, Thigpen confirmed to The Charlotte Observer.

Thigpen is the second high-profile Panthers executive to leave the team since hedge fund manager David Tepper bought the Panthers for $2.275 billion.

“Their departures come on the heels of the conclusion of an investigation of former team owner Jerry Richardson, who was fined $2.75 million for multiple instances of sexual and racial misconduct in the workplace.,” according to reporters Katherine Peralta and Joseph Person.

Read the Observer article.