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Bill S. Richmond

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 corporate intellectual property disputes. Prior to founding PCR, Mr. Richmond practiced first at the national defense firm of Sedgwick LLP and subsequently at the business litigation boutique Gruber Hurst Elrod Johansen Hail Shank LLP. He was also named in 2016 and 2017 to the D Magazine list of "Best Lawyers in Dallas" for business litigation.

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.

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

 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)
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class (2010)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member