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Richard is a business attorney that counsels public and private companies at all stages on a variety of business, corporate, and securities law matters, including:

Corporate Finance – At any time, Richard typically represents start-up companies seeking angel or venture financing, private and public companies that have received or that are seeking additional financing, and investors, including both private funds and individuals, seeking to invest.

Mergers & Acquisitions – Richard routinely represents clients with regards to buying, selling and combining different businesses.

Structuring Joint Ventures & Public Private Partnerships – Richard has negotiated numerous joint venture agreements between companies desiring to work together on limited projects. Richard has also represented private companies partnering with the public sector to create new projects valuable to the communities.

Executive Compensation – Richard routinely represents companies and executives with respect to designing equity ownership plans and other executive benefits.

Intellectual Property Licensing – Richard regularly represents companies desiring to license intellectual property, including trademarks, patents, and copyrights, to third parties throughout the world.


Practice areas


  1. Venture Capital: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    8 years
  4. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
    8 years
  5. Securities Offerings: 20%
    8 years



Hourly ($325/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paul Holt Spitz

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Bruner provides intelligent, insightful, and helpful responses to the questions people ask here. His answers demonstrate his thorough knowledge of business and corporate law.


    Paul Spitz Business Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Barry Eran Janay

    Richard and I went to college together, I know him to be an intelligent, hardworking, and upstanding attorney. You won't be going wrong by hiring Richard!


    Barry Janay Contracts & Agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Ioppolo Law Group, PLLC

250 International Parkway
Suite 250
Lake Mary, FL, 32746-4762


FLMember in Good Standing200709/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateIoppolo Law Group, PLLC2010 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Volie A. Williams American Inn of CourtMember2010 - 2011
Rollins Club of Central FloridaNetworking Committee2010 - Present
The Florida Bar, Business Law SectionMember2007 - Present
The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
LKA International, Inc. vs. Brannon Limited Partnership, et al.The company was able to convert all of its outstanding debts into free-trading shares of its common stock without registering such shares, thereby opening the door to new financing.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Tax Exempt Organizations NewsletterAmendments to Florida's Solicitation of Contributions Act2015
Intellectual Property NewsletterChoosing a Mark for Your Goods or Services2014
Firm PublicationCommercial E-mails with Both Generic "From" Lines and Privately Registered Domains Deemed Unlawful2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawN/AJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA2005
Rollins CollegeInternational BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts2000