862 Brawley School Rd, Brawley Point, Ste. 203,
Mooresville, NC 28117
Drawing on experience from his success as a Partner in several large, national and regional law firms, Rich brings knowledge and commitment to entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes and structures.
For over thirty years, Rich helped clients resolve legal problems and achieve business goals.
By way of example, Rich has handled the following types of representation:
Greater Cleveland Community Shares – Outstanding Trustee Service Award – 1996
Cleveland Bar Association’s Committee for the Homeless – Pro Bono Outstanding Professional – 1994
University of Michigan, J. D. 1986
Duke University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1983
Phi Beta Kappa
Associations & Affiliations of Note
Former Chair, Business Law Section – Mecklenburg County Bar Association – 2002-2003
Advisory Board Member, Charlotte Chapter – The Entrepreneurship Institute – 2000-2011
Trustee, Board of Trustees – The Charlotte Repertory Theatre, 2004-2005
Graduate, Leadership Winston-Salem, Class of 1999-2000
North Carolina Bar Association
Business Law Section Member
Real Estate Law Section Member
American Bar Association
Business Law Section Member
Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section
Iredell County Bar Association
Raised in Hickory, NC
Married to the former Susie L. Sigmon
The Cove Church, Mooresville, NC
Plays league basketball every week, giving no thought to imminent bodily harm!
“Duties and Liabilities of Management and Rights of Minority Interest Owners,” Basics of Business Law, North Carolina Bar Foundation, April 2-3, 1998.
Contributing Author, “Letters of Intent in Business Transactions,” Corporate Counsel’s Guide to Acquisitions & Divestitures, Vol. 3, Chapter 41, Business Laws, Inc., 1994 revision.
“Securing the Seller’s Warranties in a Business Acquisition: Indemnification, Escrows, Set-offs and other Mechanisms,” 1994 Corporation, Banking and Business Law Institute, Cleveland Bar Association, Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, April 22, 1994.
“Strategic Alliances, Interactive Technologies and the Internet,” Business Technology, 1996 Bank One, N.A. Business Seminar Series, April 17, 1996.
Monthly Columnist, “Law & Business,” Business Tool Box, Triad Business News, February 1998 to 2000.
“Legal Preventive Maintenance - Keeping Your Company Healthy,” COSE Update, Council of Smaller Enterprises, Greater Cleveland Growth Association, Vol. 16, Issue 8, August, 1993; Reprinted in General Practice News, Ohio State Bar Association, Vol 3, Fall 1993.
Contributing Author, “Fair Credit Reporting Act,” Banking Law, Vol. 7, and Consumer Credit: Law, Transactions and Forms, Vol. 2, Matthew Bender & Company, 1990 to 1996.
Contributing Author, “Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978,” Banking Law, Vol. 8 and Consumer Credit: Law, Transactions and Forms, Vol. 2, Matthew Bender & Company, 1990 to 1996.
Greater Cleveland Community Shares - Outstanding Trustee Service Award – 1996
Cleveland Bar Association's Committee for the Homeless – Pro Bono Outstanding Professional – 1994