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Bill S. Richmond

Partner

MAIN: 214.559.2700
Fax: 214.559.4390
Email: brichmond@pcrfirm.com
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Mr. Richmond’s practice is focused on representing entrepreneurs and companies in litigation and at trial regarding business agreements, real estate transactions and contracts, and related corporate disputes. Prior to founding PCR, Mr. Richmond practiced first at the international defense firm of Sedgwick LLP and subsequently at the business litigation boutique Gruber Hurst Elrod Johansen Hail Shank LLP. He was named in 2018 to the D Magazine List of "Best Lawyers Under 40", as well as being selected by D Magazine as a "Best Lawyers in Dallas" for business litigation in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Mr. Richmond has expertise in both state and federal courts across the country regarding pleadings, motion practice, discovery, e-discovery, pre-trial and trial and he has represented both small and Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation. Mr. Richmond has in-depth experience with alternative billing arrangements, including contingency, hybrid, flat fee, and other tailored fee models.

Mr. Richmond also serves as a Title Fee Attorney for Kensington Vanguard overseeing and handling commercial real estate title work and closings.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS AND CASES

  • Numerous national and regional real estate investment and development groups for commercial real estate purchases, leasing, and finance

  • Copyright and contract issues on behalf of a nationally-renowned political commentator

  • Trademark enforcement for consumer products manufacturer

  • Commercial security system manufacturer regarding fraudulent vendor invoices

  • Senior care facility developer regarding real estate litigation with municipal utility

  • Infant formula developer regarding fraudulent vendor and breach of contract

  • Commercial real estate investment group regarding breach of lease dispute

  • Educational software company regarding intellectual property licensing dispute

  • Video game manufacturer regarding breach of contract and tortious interference

  • Founding investors of specialty medical clinic regarding fraud and breach of contract

HONORS & AWARDS

  • D Magazine "Best Lawyers Under 40" (2018)

  • D Magazine "Best Lawyers in Dallas" (Business Litigation: 2016, 2017, 2018)

  • Texas SuperLawyers “Rising Star” in Business Litigation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

  • Texas SuperLawyers "Top 100 Rising Stars" (statewide; 2017 and 2018)

  • Mizzou Alumni Ass’n (Univ. of Missouri) 2014 “G.O.L.D.” Volunteer Leader Award Winner

  • Outstanding Member of the Year, Dallas Asian American Bar Association (2010)

  • Co-Chair of the Year, Dallas Asian American Bar Association (2010)

  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers "One to Watch" (May 2010)

PUBLICATIONS & EVENTS

  • 04.2015 - Dallas Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Presentation on Art Law (Trademark/Copyright) (Dallas, TX), Moderator

  • 08.2014 - Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) CLE on Intellectual Property Basics (Dallas, TX), Moderator

  • 01.2014 - DAYL CLE on Business Development (Dallas, TX), Panelist

  • 12.2013 - “Pulling Back the Curtain: A Primer on the Texas Public Information Act,” Texas Young Lawyers Ass’n e-Newsletter

EDUCATION

Southern Methodist Univ. Dedman School of Law, J.D.  (cum laude)

  • International Law Review Ass'n, Associate Managing Editor

  • Board of Advocates, Chair

  • Order of Barristers

  • Thomas Tang Int'l Moot Court Competition, Champion

 University of Missouri, B.A.

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association, President (2015), Advisory Director (2016)

  • Organization of Chinese Americans (DFW Chapter), Director (2017)

  • Mizzou Alumni Association (DFW Chapter), President (2013-2015)

  • State Bar of Texas, Asian Pacific Interest Section, Chair (2012-2013), Director (2014-2018)

  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class (2010)

  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member