Richard B. Harper

Department Chair - Litigation (New York) Partner

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New York

P: +1.212.408.2675 F: +1.212.259.2475
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Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Multimedia company – representation of company and directors in merger and acquisition litigation
  • Hedge Fund – defended against RICO action brought by insurance company for alleged shorting conspiracy
  • Accounting Firms – representation in multiple accounting malpractice and contract disputes

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Multinational beverage company – currently defending company against trade secret and patent violation allegations
  • Multimedia company – defense of patent infringement claims involving computer networking technologies and delivery of digital television content
  • Appliance company – representation in patent litigation relating to refrigeration technologies

Energy & Natural Resources Litigation

  • Oil Exploration Company – defense of contract and business tort claims involving investment in oil exploration company drilling for oil off the coast of Africa
  • Natural Resources Company – representation of company involved in ownership dispute over one of the largest silver mines in the United States
  • Multiple representations of natural resources and energy-related companies in lawsuits involving contract and fraud claims

Corporate Counseling

  • Public Energy Company – representation regarding potential litigation issues arising from Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Fortune 100 company audit committee – representation in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act internal investigation
  • NASDAQ company – representation of outside directors regarding investigation of the CEO for insider trading violations