Admiralty, Maritime & Transportation, International Trade, Corporate and
New York, 1970
Court of International Trade, 1971
Southern District of New York, 1977
Eastern District of New York, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982
Northern District of California, 1992
Northern District of New York, 1999
Eastern District of Michigan, 2006
Hofstra University, 1967
State University School of Law at Buffalo, 1970
Richard possesses extensive experience in the representation and litigation on behalf of companies engaged in international and domestic transportation and trade. He currently serves as the United States general counsel to a number of global transportation service companies tending to their transportation, regulatory and commercial interests. This includes handling multi-million dollar acquisitions and sales as well as providing advice and representation before numerous federal administrative agencies tasked with regulation of domestic and international trade and transportation.
In particular, Richard is skilled in the complex new laws and regulations that have evolved since 9/11, dealing with securing goods in transit from being used by terrorists and others as a means of attacking U.S. citizens and interests. Throughout his years of practice he has worked with insurance companies and brokers, non-vessel operating common carriers, domestic and international indirect air carriers, truckers, warehousemen, freight forwarders, customs brokers, and importers and exporters.