I am a partner at Hinch Newman LLP. My practice is dedicated to Internet Law, Internet (Performance) Marketing, eCommerce (domestic/ international), and Regulatory Compliance, including issues pertaining to affiliate marketing, privacy and data security, telecommunications, online defamation, spam lawsuits, unfair trade practices, trademark and copyright issues, and other Internet and technology-related legal and business matters. My experience includes litigating Internet and technology-related issues in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Additional complex commercial, corporate and civil litigation experience in a broad range of legal areas. Draft/review/negotiate advertising, affiliate, data, IP, and other business contracts, prosecution and defense of issues regarding breach of contract, delinquent account collections, as well as other business related issues.
Currently serve on the E-Commerce and Privacy Subcommittee of the State Bar of California and contribute to the Cyberspace Law Committee of the State Bar of California. Member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (a section of the American Bar Association).
Bar Admissions: California, New York, Nevada, the District of Columbia, and before the United States District Court for the Districts of Northern and Southern California, the Southern District of New York and the District of Nevada.
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Richard always brings his A game. I have recommended several people to Richard for his experience in Internet Law and he has done a fantastic job. In addition, we have worked on several cases together and have seen firsthand his experience and abilities when it comes to Internet Law. He has also proven himself to be an expert in this field and I feel confident he is one of the top attorneys in the country for this practice area.
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|Managing Partner||Hinch Newman LLP||2010 - Present|
|Senior Associate||Klein Zelman Rothermel LLP||2007 - 2010|
|Senior Associate||Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The State Bar of California, eCommerce/Privacy Subcommittee - Cyberspace Law Committee||Advisor||2010 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Performance Marketing Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||N/A||2006 - Present|
|Nevada Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2002 - Present|
|California State Bar Association||N/A||1996 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (American Bar Association)||N/A||1996 - Present|
|Ibarra v. David Carpinello, Punch Drunk Gamer, Yahoo Sports, et al.||Case Dismissed|
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|Visibility Magazine||International eCommerce - The Steady Erosion of European Directives||2011|
|Mobile Marketer||Privacy Compliance Is Critical||2011|
|FeedFront Magazine||Online Advertising and the Evolving Privacy Landscape||2011|
|Performance Marketing Association||European Commission Releases Privacy Proposals||2010|
|Performance Marketing Association||Facebook vs. MaxBounty: a Legal Analysis||2010|
|Western State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|California St Univ Northridge||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|