Richard is a member of the Business Transaction Group representing national and regional clients. His practice focuses on various aspects of business clients’ needs ranging from entity formation to mergers and acquisitions. He also advises clients as to tax law and related employee benefits issues.
Prior to joining Dowling Aaron, Richard was an associate with a local law firm representing public entities, and various businesses. Richard represented and counseled clients in a wide range of litigation matters. His practice included commercial litigation, employment disputes, and water rights issues.
Richard earned his J.D. from Drexel University, Kline School of Law, where he graduated with honors, cum laude. Richard also received outstanding student awards in several courses and gained substantive experience working at the California Department of Justice, Attorney General’s Office, and at the San Diego City Attorney’s Office.
Prior to Law School, Richard held an extensive career, almost a decade, in the Financial Services Industry, where he managed various community banking locations for some of the largest banks in the nation. Richard’s banking background provides him with a solid business foundation and enables him to better serve his business clients by providing strategic ideas to achieve their goals.
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- Fresno County Bar Association
- California Bar Association
- Fresno County Young Lawyers Association
- California Young Lawyers Association