Richard concentrates his practice in general civil and commercial disputes. He has represented clients in state and federal court. Richard has also advised clients on compliance with governmental regulation and business formation.
Prior to joining Behrend & Ernsberger, P.C., Richard was a law clerk for the Honorable Seamus McCaffery.
Richard graduated from the Ohio Northern University School of Law. In law school, he competed in the Phillip Jessup International Moot Court competition and as a student extern with the Securities & Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. He also holds a Bachelors of Science from the George Washington University in Economics.
Richard is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
In 2016, Richard was nominated as a Young Lawyer Allegheny County Bar Foundation Fellow. He was also nominated as a Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine. Richard is a registered mediator with District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
He is involved in many charitable and community activities in Allegheny County. Richard is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Mediation Counsel of Western Pennsylvania.