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Thomas J. Winters

Thomas J. Winters

More than 35 years experience representing nonprofits

profile_ThomasWintersAs a founding member and shareholder at Winters & King, Inc., Thomas J. Winters has been with the firm since our beginning in 1983.

Mr. Winters has provided representation to more than 5,500 non-profit organizations located throughout the United States and in 40 foreign countries.  He and the firm have represented more than 30 of the Largest and Fastest-Growing Churches in America as reported by Outreach Magazine, and provided representation to 20 of the top 50 churches listed in Newsmax’s Top 50 Megachurches in America.

His clientele includes many of today’s best known national and international ministry and church organizations, as well as thousands of smaller organizations.

Mr. Winters is licensed to practice law before the State, Federal and U.S. Tax Courts, and has served as an Adjunct Professor teaching Non-Profit Law at the Oral Roberts University Seminary.

He is a frequent lecturer, regarding non-profit legal issues, to leaders of non-profit organizations, and the professionals who serve these organizations.

Mr. Winters served on the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) Panel of Legal Experts for the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations.  Over a 2 ½ year time span, the Commission gathered input from the religious and broader non-profit sector to address the accountability and policy issues emanating from Senator Charles Grassley’s staff.

Mr. Winters is also a noted literary agent.  Authors under Mr. Winters’ representation have accumulated sales of over 100 million books, and more than 35 titles by authors he represents have been recognized as New York Times Bestsellers.

Mr. Winters has served as a board member for various non-profit organizations, and is a recipient of the International Third World Leadership Award.

Practice areas

  • Nonprofit entity formation
  • Nonprofit entity litigation
  • Talent and publishing representation
  • Publishing contract negotiation

Education

  • J.D., Oral Roberts University
  • B.A., Oral Roberts University
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