Richard H. Epstein

Richard H. Epstein


Richard H. Epstein is General Counsel of the Firm and Co-Chair of the Firm's Litigation Department. He represents Fortune 500 corporations and financial institutions in litigation involving complex commercial issues, including business tort and lender liability, in federal and state courts. Mr. Epstein was previously associated with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he was a senior litigation associate focusing on complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Epstein is a member of the Firm's Management Committee as well as the Firm's Litigation Committee.  Mr. Epstein has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation – Banking and Finance, published by Woodward/White and the 2014 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers for Business Litigation.

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1989
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1992
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1997
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1999
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2011

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Rankings & Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®* 2014-2015, Litigation - Banking & Finance  
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2014-2015, Business Litigation and Employment Litigation: Defense

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Professional Associations

Member, American Bar Association
Member, New York State Bar Association
Member, New Jersey Bar Association
Chair, Northeast Corporate Counsel Forum 2014 and 2015

Community Affiliations

Member of the Board of Trustees, Child’s Way Jewish Montessori School
Immediate Past President and Member of the Board of Trustees, Congregation Shomrei Emunah