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January 1, 2016

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that Kevin Rubinstein and Amanda J. Segal have been promoted to counsel, effective January 1, 2016.

December 28, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jahan Sharifi was interviewed by American Banker and quoted in the article "Shift Away from Retail Investors Heightens Risks in Online Lending", the first in a two-part series examining destabilizing trends in the marketplace lending sector.

December 24, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partner Shari Brandt recently spoke with Law 360 and was quoted in the article "White Collar Cases to Watch in 2016." 

December 21, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David B. Massey was named a 2015 White Collar Crime Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. The list recognizes 50 outstanding attorneys, selected from hundreds of nominees, who have acted as pioneers and achieved remarkable success in the area of White Collar Criminal Justice...

December 16, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Brian Fraser was interviewed by Forbes and quoted in the article "Markets Yawn At Fed Rate Hike, But Watch For Litigation Anyway..."

December 16, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David Daniels and associate Margaret Meyers were recognized by State Tax Notes for their key amicus brief in Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury vs. Wynne...

December 15, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorney Eric M. O’Meara assisted Private Equity Investors, Inc. (PEI) in connection with the sale of its interest in Ormet Circuits Inc. to Merck KGaA...

December 9, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Lee S. Richards III discussed the Litvak retrial in Law360's article "2nd Circ.'s Litvak Reversal Has Silver Lining For Prosecutors" ... 

November 23, 2015

In 2011, our pro bono client, Greenwich House, a Methadone clinic operator, abruptly needed to relocate and thus entered into a new lease in a commercial building in lower Manhattan. In order to build out the space for use as a clinic, Greenwich House was obligated to retain a Project Manager selected by the landlord to oversee the construction. This Project Manager breached his agreement with Greenwich House by delaying the agreed-upon 16-week project to two years. During this period of displacement, Greenwich House suffered over $1 million in damages and the clinic is in danger of being closed permanently...

November 2, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was recognized as a top-tier firm in multiple practice areas by the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Law Firms...

October 26, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP founding partner Lee Richards was quoted in Bloomberg BNA's article "Does Dismissal Signal Death Knell for Insider Trading Cases?" ...

October 19, 2015

Benchmark Litigation 2016 Edition named Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP a “Recommended” firm in New York for General Commercial Litigation, and also ranked RK&O among the leading national White Collar Crime practices...

October 1, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jahan Sharifi was quoted in Structured Credit Investor's article "Derivatives development"...

October 1, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Julia Lu was quoted in the International Financing Review's article, "CDS roll to test energy hedging demand." The article discusses the potential effects of the addition of nine new contracts to Markit's CDX high-yield credit default swap index following the recent rule change...

September 28, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was interviewed by Inside Counsel for the article "Executives must worry about culpability." The article discusses the DOJ's new policy that says corporations will not receive credit for an internal inquiry without identifying at-fault individuals...

September 24, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was quoted in the Washington Business Journal's article, "VW CEO steps down, but will shakeup hit U.S. operation?"...

September 17, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP successfully represented the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in an action to enforce loan guarantees issued by two international companies in connection with a $150 million loan that had been extended to fund four wind energy projects in Brazil and Uruguay...

September 16, 2015

Super Lawyers 2015 has recognized 13 Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective practices. The annual rankings identify the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state based on the recommendations of peers and through independent evaluations...

September 11, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partner Lee Richards was quoted in the Associated Press's article "The Justice Department is taking aim at Wall Street executives" after the DOJ unveiled new policies that will guide federal prosecutors in bringing more criminal cases against corporate executives for financial misdeeds... 

August 24, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jahan Sharifi was interviewed by American Banker regarding the remarkable success and growth of Social Finance (SoFi), who recently obtained an equity investment of $1 billion...

August 14, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe Managing Partner Jennifer K. Grady was selected as one of Diversity Journal's "Women Worth Watching" for 2015. Each year, the publication awards this honor to 100 exemplary women in leadership positions across a range of industries in North America and Europe.

August 10, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA). The LSTA filed in support of Stonehill Capital Management LLC’s motion for leave to appeal in the matter of Stonehill Capital Management LLC, et al. v. Bank of the West, et al. in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York...

July 28, 2015

RK&O partner Jahan Sharifi was quoted in a Law360 article regarding a recent Treasury Department inquiry into the regulatory environment for online marketplace lenders. Many feel this is the latest indication...

July 21, 2015

The International Business Times spoke with RK&O associate Miriam Karam about the recent Greek bailout deal and the potential for further debt forgiveness.  The July 13 agreement between Greece and its European creditors...

July 6, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partner Lee S. Richards III is a recepient of the 2015 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Second Circuit. This award is granted each year "to a lawyer or judge whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication...

July 2015

RK&O associates recently joined the New York City Law Department’s Public Service Program, a private/public partnership with New York City's most prominent law firms. 

July 1, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” list for 2015. Ms. Brandt was recognized for her work in white-collar/enforcement. The publication noted her successful defense of ICAP plc...

June 3, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe's growing marketplace lending practice was featured in Bloomberg BNA's article "Firm Adopts Novel Marketing For Growing FinTech." The publication interviewed partners Scott Budlong and Jahan Sharifi regarding the practice...

June 3, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP's Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense practices, along with eight individual attorneys, were recognized in The Legal 500 United States - 2015 Edition...

June 2, 2015

A discussion of Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP and Wharton FinTech's recent marketplace lending survey appeared in multiple sources including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Real Estate Weekly, ThinkAdvisor, Crowdfund Insider, American Banker and The Hedge Fund Law Report.

May 27, 2015

The LA Times, Corporate Counsel and Inside Council interviewed RK&O partner William Barry about the impact of the May 27 indictment of 14 FIFA officials and marketing executives by federal prosecutors in New York....

May 20, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP ranked 89th on Law360's list of Top 100 Firms For Minority Attorneys. The publication surveyed nearly 300 firms...

May 19, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has again been recognized as a leading law firm in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA. The publication highlighted the firm’s accomplishments in the areas of securities regulation, general commercial litigation, white-collar litigation and corporate crime and investigations...

May 19, 2015

Law360 interviewed Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner David Daniels regarding the significance of the recent Supreme Court ruling that a Maryland tax violates the dormant Commerce Clause in their article "Lawyers React to High Court Limiting Md.'s Taxing Power"...

May 18, 2015

In a 5-4 decision today, the United States Supreme Court struck down the scheme by which Maryland taxes income earned across state lines. Like many other states, Maryland taxes out-of-state income earned by its resident. Unlike other states...

May 13, 2015

Lee Richards, partner of Richards Kibbe & Orbe, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Banks Rethink Common Sales Tricks." Mr. Richards commented on what Jesse Litvak's conviction could mean for traders. Mr. Litvak was sentenced to two years in prison...

May 12, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partners Paul Haskel and Andrew Martin discussed what the drop in oil prices could mean for distressed investors in International Business Times' article "Oil price crash: Black stuff 'could burn investors' after OPEC predicts decade below $100 a barrel"...

April 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP partners Eva Marie Carney and David Daniels and associate Jamie Schafer were named to the 2014 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll for their respective contributions of 100 hours or more to indigent clients in need of legal representation...

April 27, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represents the Royal Bank of Scotland in the sale of multiple loan portfolios to Mizuho Financial Group.

April 15, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Keith Sambur was among the select group of lawyers recognized as 2015 Rising Stars by Law360. Mr. Sambur was one of 145 attorneys selected from 1,200 nominees under the age of 40...

April 9, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt was named one of Global Investigations Review's top 100 Women in Investigations. The publication featured 100 female lawyers, government prosecutors, barristers, forensic accountants and various in-house counsel...

April 1, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP successfully defended ICAP plc in proposed class action litigation over its alleged role in Yen LIBOR and EuroYen TIBOR rate manipulation. A New York federal judge dismissed ICAP plc saying the plaintiffs failed to allege...

March 30, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was recently recognized as a leader in diversity programs by The New York Law Journal Diversity Initiative Project. This award recognizes our firm’s commitment to creating a diverse legal community and our sustained efforts...

March 24, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorneys Eric M. O'Meara and Catherine Turgeon assisted Valiant Capital with its March 2015 investment in Mahindra First Choice Wheels Limited. Mahindra is in the business of trading in used vehicles in India through its franchisee network and certain electronic platforms...

March 9, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP represented Appaloosa Management L.P. as a member of an investor group that submitted director nomination and share buyback proposals for the 2015 Annual Meeting of General Motors Company.

February 26, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP founding partner Lee S. Richards III has been named to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee of the Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, Supreme Court of the State of New York.