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Practice Areas

Business Litigation & Counseling



Intellectual Property

Medical Malpractice


Rick is a seasoned trial attorney. He has tried nearly 100 civil jury cases and won the overwhelming majority of them. He honed his trial skills as a medical malpractice defense lawyer and still enjoys handling those cases today. Over the years, Rick’s practice has expanded to include a variety of business and intellectual property disputes, and he currently spends much of his time representing clients in significant breach of contract and patent infringement matters in courts across the country. With extensive experience representing high-tech companies and universities, he is comfortable working with a range of technologies – from medical devices to consumer and office products to industrial equipment – and with experts in a variety of highly specialized fields.

Professional Memberships

American Board of Trial Advocates, Vice President - Executive Committee, Rochester Chapter

American Intellectual Property Law Association

New York State Bar Association

Monroe County Bar Association