Rick is a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Employment practices and member of the Retail industry team. He defends regional and national companies in all industries, including healthcare, retail, life sciences, medical device, commercial lending, construction, energy and real estate. His clients include national Fortune 100 and 500 companies as well as local and regional mid-sized businesses. With a reputation for smart defense strategies, Rick handles a variety of complex business litigation matters. Rick strives to provide superior client service and to achieve successful, cost-effective results. On the employment side, Rick’s experience includes advising and training employers, drafting employment agreements, and representing parties in a full range of employment litigation, including claims involving discrimination and harassment, restrictive covenants, employee benefits, trade secrets, and employment contracts. Rick has substantial first chair jury and bench trial experience, successfully handling cases in both state and federal courts.