Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA as a leading law firm nationally and regionally in the 2011 edition.
RK&O is ranked among the leading law firms in the United States in Securities Regulation. In addition, Lee S. Richards and Michael D. Mann were recognized individually in the area of Securities: Regulation Enforcement.
RK&O was also ranked by Chambers USA among the leading law firms in New York in: Litigation: General Commercial - Highly Regarded and Litigation: Specialist Firms in White Collar Crime & Government Investigations. Mr. Richards was also individually recognized in the Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations category.
The guide noted that the "firm's excellent litigation team enjoys a superb reputation." It also stated that "the team is outstanding in its representation of individuals in high-stakes matters." The guide also emphasized several of the firm's other areas of particular strength, including class action, creditors' rights, capital markets, securities, financial services and corporate governance litigation.