Veteran Trial Lawyer
A veteran trial lawyer with a combined 100 trials and arbitrations, including 46 jury verdicts, Rick's clients, who are in nearly every area of the real estate industry, seek his sound legal advice for resolving conflicts in all matters of litigation. He has also worked in many business sectors including manufacturers and resellers, medical device, syndicators, and banks.
With a strong national reputation, Rick has been recognized by his peers by election and membership in such distinguished legal associations as the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Litigation Counsel of America (member by invitation only), and Association of Business Trial Lawyers.
Rick's federal court cases have involved securities law, RICO, and assorted business torts. He has appeared in federal court in all of the districts of California, the District of Columbia, and district courts in New York, Florida, Michigan, Colorado, Nevada, Texas, Washington, Oregon, and Arizona. He has also argued cases before the Second, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits.
Rick's state court cases have taken him from San Diego to Sacramento. The cases have covered the full range of matters from real estate disputes to complex business disputes.
Sought After Media Source
In connection with his skill set, Rick has been interviewed by 60 Minutes, 20-20, Eye on America, PBS and numerous other media outlets. One of his cases was profiled in a chapter in the best selling book by Caroline Kennedy, The Right to Privacy (Random House) and was profiled in the PBS Special The Soundbiters.