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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 and the rankings were based on the percentage of partners, both equity and nonequity, who are minorities...

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 ot 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 28, 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.

February 6, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Julia Lu was quoted by multiple sources regarding the Caesars swaps case.

February 2, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Eric O'Meara and associate Catherine Turgeon succesfully represented Valiant Capital Partners in connection with an investment in FirstCry, an infant care products e-tailer based in India...

January 28, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Keith N. Sambur was quoted in Financier Worldwide's article "ABI recommends Chapter 11 reform," which discussed the American Bankruptcy Institute's recommended reforms to Chapter 11...

January 21, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Walker was quoted in Law360's article "Bar Character Test Seen As Vital Despite Flaws." While there is debate surrounding whether bar admission character inquiries should be maintained or eliminated, many legal professionals believe...

January 16, 2015

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner James Walker was recently featured in Law360's Minority Powerbrokers Q&A series. In the interview, he shared his view on a set of five questions including, "What are the challenges of being a lawyer of color at a senior level?" ...

January 13, 2015

Will Barry discussed FCPA compliance and enforcement in respect to the recent Alstom FCPA case in Compliance Week's article "Lessons to Learn From the Alstom Fiasco". In December, Alstom pleaded guilty and agreed to a $772 million criminal penalty after it was discovered that they were in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...

December 23, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Jeffrey A. Lehtman was quoted in The Washington Post article titled "Oil scandal in Brazil just keeps growing; optimists see chance for change". The article discusses the $13.8 billion corruption scandal of the Brazilian government controlled oil company Petrobras...

December 22, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partner Lee S. Richards was named one of The National Law Journal's Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers of 2014. The list is a special supplement developed by the business arm of The National Law Journal and is comprised of 50 outstanding attorneys who have helped make a difference in the fight for justice...

December 10, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Keith N. Sambur was quoted in articles in The Deal and Law360, commenting on the American Bankruptcy Institute's call for the reform of chapter 11 in their recent report...

December 8, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Keith N. Sambur was quoted in Reuters' recent article "Proposed U.S. bankruptcy rule changes spark debate from lenders". The article addresses the 400-page report by the American Bankruptcy Institute's Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11, which laid out hundreds of recommended changes...

October 27, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Julia Lu was quoted in Bloomberg's article "ECB List of Failing Banks Shrinks If You Read Small Print," discussing the European Central Bank's recent release of its Comprehensive Assessment of the financial health of major banks in the EU....

October 7, 2014

Super Lawyers 2014 has recognized 12 Richards Kibbe & Orbe attorneys as leaders in their respective practices. The annual rankings identify the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state as chosen by their peers and through an independent evaluation...

October 6, 2014

In Global Investigations Review's article "UBS Libor trader attacks 'unprecedented' US prosecution", Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Shari Brandt discussed the potential consequences of former UBS trader Roger Darin's claim that the legal theory...

October 2, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Andrew Martin was quoted in The Times' article, "Wall Street and the City's double act", discussing US law firms in London. RK&O opened an office in London nearly a decade ago. "We saw several of our hedge fund clients...

October 2, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partners Jon Kibbe, Scott Budlong and Jahan Sharifi were featured in Real Estate Weekly's article, "P2P lending piquing interest of institutions". In the article, Mr. Kibbe, Mr. Budlong and Mr. Sharifi discuss peer-to-peer lending and its recent growth.

September 23, 2014

In the past week, four high-ranking DOJ officials delivered speeches that indicate a potential increase in enforcement efforts against financial institutions. Suggestions from these indivdiuals included...

August 18, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that  Michael D. Mann, Lee S. Richards and James Q. Walker have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. Mr. Richards has been...

August 6, 2014

Last week, the United States and the European Union imposed more sanctions against Russia. The increasingly complex sanctions against this large economy designate not only individuals and companies but entire industries as well, making the obstacle...

August 1, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe founding partners Jon Kibbe and William Orbe were each featured as dealmaking movers and shakers by Law360. Each participated in a question and answer session, providing their insights and perspecitives on the Dealmaker Q&A series of five questions...

June 26, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP's White Collar and Securities Litigation practices, along with seven individual attorneys, were recognized in The Legal 500 United States - 2014 Edition. Additionally, RK&O founding partner Lee Richards was named...

June 26, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe partner Eva Marie Carney was quoted in Law360's recent article, "Insider Cases Force Hedge Funds to Button Up." The article addresses new steps that hedge fund advisers are taking to ensure that their firms remain above suspicion...

June 16, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe managing partner Jennifer K. Grady was among the select group of lawyers recognized as 2014 Rising Stars by the New York Law Journal. The award, granted to 42 out of the more than 230 nominees, recognizes attorneys...