Thomas Gounley

Thomas covers commercial real estate, development and law. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and previously worked as a business reporter at the Springfield News-Leader. Email him at

16th Street Mall jeweler sues former employees over new shop

Jay Feder Jewelers is suing three former employees – including a worker the owner claims he treated like a son — for allegedly stealing its trade secrets as they prepared to launch a competing jewelry shop in the same downtown building.