The Legal 500 United States 2017 recognizes RK&O litigation practices and partners

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June 1, 2017

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP has been named a Recommended Firm in the areas of General Commercial Disputes, Securities Litigation and Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense by The Legal 500 United States 2017. Clients interviewed for the publication praised RK&O as having “great business and legal knowledge, impeccable judgment and tremendous credibility,” as well as an “incredible grasp of complex financial instruments.” 

Ten RK&O lawyers were specifically recommended by clients in the editorial profile:

  • Shari Brandt (Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense; Securities Litigation)
  • David Daniels (General Commercial Disputes)
  • Rowan Gaither (Securities Litigation; General Commercial Disputes)
  • Jeffrey Lehtman (Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense)
  • David Massey (Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Michael Mann (Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Matthew Riccardi (General Commercial Disputes)
  • Lee Richards (White Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Steven Paradise (Securities Litigation)
  • Daniel Zinman (Securities Litigation) 

RK&O founding partner Lee Richards, who was lauded as "wise and thoughtful," was also named to the elite Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense Hall of Fame.  

The Legal 500 rankings "highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel." Rankings are based solely on merit determined through extensive research. That research, conducted by a team with extensive experience in the legal market, includes feedback from clients and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.