Richard’s representations include:
Represented foreign financial institutions in defending multi-billion dollar clawback actions related to the bankruptcy of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities before federal bankruptcy, district, and appellate courts.
Represented financial institutions in connection with domestic and foreign government investigations and related civil litigation involving financial benchmarks, including LIBOR and ISDAFIX.
Achieved favorable settlement for a fashion label in licensing dispute with supplier.
Argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals as part of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Federal Appellate Clinic.
Drafter of amicus brief to Supreme Court in Kokesh v SEC on behalf of organization representing the private investment industry.
Conducted internal investigation on behalf of technology company facing an SEC inquiry, favorably resolving the matter without government action.
Advised one of Canada’s largest software companies in connection with a data breach.
Represented multi-national supplier in large multidistrict litigation and other proceedings arising from the “Dieselgate” scandal
Defended freight forwarding company in antitrust class action suit.
Advised registered investment advisor regarding remediation following SEC OCIE examination.
Drafted brief for pro bono client’s criminal appeal in state court.
Northwestern University School of Law
J.D., magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Northwestern Law Review 2016
B.A. in Economics, B.A. in Philosophy 2011
- Hon. Victor Marrero
U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York