Best Lawyers® has named Richard a “Lawyer of the Year” for 2015 in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Certified as a specialist in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification, Richard has more than 35 years of experience counseling large and middle-market clients in connection with bankruptcies, receiverships, and insolvency litigation throughout the country. Richard chairs the firm’s Creditors’ Rights and Corporate Restructuring Group. His broad experience includes representing debtors, lenders, creditors committees, and purchasers of distressed businesses in bankruptcy proceedings. He is also involved in business workouts, receiverships, and bankruptcy litigation. Richard has achieved the highest ranking, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell® and has been named to The Best Lawyers in America® and the Ohio Super Lawyers list for multiple years.
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Fraternity
Associate Editor, Case Western Reserve Law Review
State of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
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