As a strategic advisor, litigator, negotiator and mediator, Richard Janvey is entrusted with helping clients make impactful business decisions and solving their most demanding problems. Whether he’s advising clients on commercial relationships, resolving conflicts without litigation or advocating powerfully in the courtroom, Richard focuses on finding the most innovative solution to every problem and creating the highest value for his clients. His diverse client list includes closely-held businesses, partnerships, corporations, foreign investors, investment funds, C-suite executives and nonprofit organizations.
Richard has handled numerous high-profile commercial litigation and arbitration matters in the U.S. and abroad. His litigation experience covers a wide range of areas, from contract disputes, financial transactions, securities litigation, partnership conflicts and cross-border deals to bankruptcy controversies, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, trade-secret theft and non-compete agreements.
Many clients rely on Richard as their outside general counsel, including foreign companies with operations in the U.S. Using a variety of innovative fee structures, he provides strategic guidance on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, loan transactions, entity structuring and dissolution, commercial real estate deals, internal investigations, employment issues, and much more. If a client’s problem goes beyond his practice focus, Richard hand-picks a team of lawyers and other professionals with the right skills to achieve the best result possible.
Well-known for his strengths as a problem-solver and dealmaker, Richard is in high demand to serve as a mediator in disputes that have complex business issues and substantial dollar amounts on the line. He is a member of the Mediation Panels for the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court of New York County.