Attorney, Member of the Firm
Eddie Litton has been an attorney, general counsel, and business advisor for more than thirty years and has counseled companies of all sizes in the public and the private sectors, including start-up ventures. His clients have come from a diverse range of industries including manufacturing, retail sales, technology, energy, transportation, software development and sales, media, and personal service.
Eddie believes in a hands-on approach to assisting clients by getting to know and understand their business and the opportunities and challenges they face. Eddie regularly works with clients on commercial agreements and transactions, M&A, employment and labor matters, private equity/venture capital transactions, corporate structure, and joint venture relationships.
Prior to joining Outside GC, Eddie served as general counsel for a start-up machine manufacturing company selling machines domestically and internationally and frequently traveled to China to negotiate machine purchase agreements and joint venture arrangements. Eddie also served as general counsel and senior vice president of human resources for a leading company in the manufacture and sale of private label consumer paper products. In these roles, Eddie was responsible for handling the myriad of legal matters that any business has to contend with from equipment and real estate leases to corporate financing or an initial public offering.
Before going in-house, Eddie practiced law at Hunton & Williams in Dallas, Texas, Troutman Sanders in Atlanta, Georgia and Carlton Fields in Tampa, Florida representing large multinational companies in employment, labor, and workplace safety related matters. Eddie regularly appeared in federal and state courts and before administrative and regulatory agencies on behalf of his clients. In addition to his litigation and arbitration experience, Eddie has a wealth of experience in representing clients in pre- and post-suit dispute resolution and mediation.
Eddie has a law degree from Stetson University School of Law and an undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida. He is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling and visiting wineries with his wife, Kimberly.