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Richard Devlin

Richard Devlin

Attorney at Law

Glenside
Pennsylvania
Licensed in
PA
University of
Pittsburgh
School of Law
5.0 5
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About
Richard graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and also holds a bachelor's degree in Finance from American University. His practice focuses on business formation and startups, commercial contracting and financial transactions, including equity offerings.

Richard began his legal career in the corporate department of prominent law firms, and later moved on to be in-house counsel at two companies in the financial services and private investment industries. He also is the founding member of a Pennsylvania law firm, through which he strives to help small businesses succeed by advising them through formation,
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5.0
Clear Communication
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Richard turned this project around on very short notice. There were several versions and iterations of the document that he worked through, following my feedback all along the way until we arrived at the final version. His responses showed that his focus was on me as the client and on the end result that I needed. I'll hire him again."

Independent Contractor Agreement
Posted on Jun 7, 2017
Clear Communication
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"Rich always exercised sound tactical and strategic legal acumen when tackling issues. He is efficient, authentic, diligent, and productive. His analytical interpretation of the law is second-to-none."

General Counsel
Posted on Jun 7, 2017

Work History

Forefront Legal Group, LLC

Member

Mar 2016 - Present

Solo practice serving primarily small and new business entities in the areas of corporate formation, contracting, startup consulting, capital raising and regulatory compliance.

Mar 2016 - Present

Lombard International

VP and Counsel

Aug 2012 - Present

Counsel to a private investment services company that administers a multi-billion dollar portfolio of privately placed assets. Provides structuring and regulatory advice regarding managed asset accounts, hedge funds and mutual funds, as well as general corporate advice.

Aug 2012 - Present

Commonwealth Capital Corp.

VP and General Counsel

Oct 2006 - Aug 2012

General counsel for an alternative investment fund sponsor and its affiliated broker-dealer. Prepared both private and public fund offering documents and coordinated all federal, state and FINRA approval processes. Also provided general corporate advice on all company matters, including contracts, leasing, audit and outside counsel management.

Oct 2006 - Aug 2012

Reed Smith

Associate

Dec 2000 - Oct 2006

Corporate associate at large, international law firm. Focused on private and public equity offerings, venture capital, real estate and commercial lending transactions. Provided a wide range of general corporate advice to large and small clients, as well as securities regulatory advice, entity formation and mergers and acquisitions.

Dec 2000 - Oct 2006

Stradley Ronon

Associate

Apr 1999 - Nov 2000

Corporate and Securities Department associate, engaged in a transactional and general corporate practice with experience in venture capital, commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions and securities regulatory issues.

Apr 1999 - Nov 2000

Smith Stratton Wise Heher & Brennan

Associate

Sep 1997 - Apr 1999

Corporate Department associate, with experience in initial public offerings, venture capital, corporate formation and biotechnology transactions.

Sep 1997 - Apr 1999

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