Richard focuses his practice primarily on representing clients in commercial leasing transactions.
Richard’s activities usually involve representing landlords in their leases, operation, and management of their office and residential buildings and shopping centers principally in the New York Metropolitan area, but also in other areas of the country. Richard also represents office and retail tenants in the negotiation of their leases and other agreements relating to landlord/tenant relationships. He has handled numerous major lease negotiations involving space in excess of 100,000 sq. ft. for some of the largest and most respected New York City landlords and tenants. In recognition of his achievements, Richard has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" by New York Metro Super Lawyers. Richard has also lectured frequently on real estate leasing topics and has been an instructor at the Real Estate Institute at New York University.
Richard earned his Bachelor of Arts from Williams College in 1982 and his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1985.