|Richard concentrates his practice in the areas of litigation, employment law and representation of local governments. He has substantial litigation experience in both federal and states courts in a wide range of business-related issues. He frequently advises clients on employment law and has litigated cases involving claims of discrimination as well as breach of employment agreements. Richard serves as general counsel to numerous townships in Cook and Lake County and has served as special counsel in regional litigation affecting township government. Richard received both his undergraduate and law degrees from Northwestern University.