Richard concentrates his practice on commercial and tort litigation, including complex and multidistrict litigation.
He was highly recommended for his work by Legal 500 when Condon & Forsyth was selected as one of the top aviation law firms for 2011. Richard was also honorably selected in 2007 and 2008 as a Southern California Super Lawyer “Rising Star”. Richard is listed in Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers 2014 and in Who’s Who Legal: Transport 2015.
Richard’s experience includes participation on the defense team in litigation arising from several major domestic and international aviation disasters.
He has experience through trial and appeal as both lead and assistant counsel in general aviation, products liability, insurance coverage and contract cases. Richard also has represented clients in resolving disputes pre-litigation and through various alternative dispute resolution and arbitration settings.
He is a member of the Los Angeles and American Bar Associations, as well as the State Bar of California. He is also a graduate of the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy. Prior to joining the firm, Richard served as a Law Clerk for New Jersey Superior Court, Atlantic City, New Jersey (1996).
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Contributing editor to IATA Liability Reporter (1999-2006)
Invited Speaker at the 2003 ATLA Convention on Current Developments in Aviation Law.