Richard Gora Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Richard Gora

Richard Gora

Securities, Equity and Debt Raises | Corporate and Start-Up Counsel | Crowdfunding | Intellectual Property

New York
New York
Licensed in
CT, NJ
Quinnipiac University School of Law

"He worked tirelessly, quickly, and had a lengthy document ready for me almost instantly."

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About
Advised investor group in investment in Uber's $40B Series E preferred stock round.

Represented former CFO of Lehman Brothers in multi-billion dollar securities fraud litigation.

General counsel to numerous start-ups and multinational companies on corporate, business, formation, founder, IT, MSAs, SOWs, IP, manufacturing, licensing, employment, equity and debt, issues.

Advise on private equity, debt and equity financing, and hedge fund compliance issues under federal and state securities laws, and in connection with SEC, FINRA, CFTC, DOJ and investigations.
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"Honestly the best decision I have made for my business. Rich is beyond proactive, informative and helpful. Eternally grateful for his services and will not hesitate to work with him should I need any further legal services."

Business Formation Consultation
Posted on Aug 30, 2019
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"Always the best!!!"

Demand Letter
Posted on Aug 13, 2019
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"He is very prompt with very good follow up , no other person bothered to follow up with me."

Assist with Equity Financing
Posted on Aug 6, 2019
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"Fast, Efficient, and Knowledgeable! Would highly recommend Rich!"

Review Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Jul 30, 2019
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"Fast, excellent work as always."

Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Jul 25, 2019
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"Richard was very knowledgeable and was sincere in all of his responses. It was very pleasant to work with Richard and he helped us feel confidant and safe with our business."

Draft SAFE Document
Posted on Jul 20, 2019

Work History

Gora LLC

Founding Partner

- Advised investors in Uber's $40 billion Series E investment round.
- Defended private equity fund against $100 million investor fraud claims.
- Counsel multi-national pharmacovigilance company on compliance issues.
- Counsel numerous start-ups and entrepreneurs on business issues.
- Counsel YouTube MCNS on licensing, distribution, copyright and other related issues.

Finn Dixon & Herling LLP

Attorney

- Litigated over 100 cases across the country.
- Advised hedge funds, private equity funds and other pooling arrangements on investment issues.
- Debt and equity financing, including convertible notes and preferred stock
- Business combinations.
- Employment law, including before the Connecticut Department of Labor and EEOC.
- SEC, FINRA, NFA, CFTC and DOJ investigations.
- Insider trading

Publications on UpCounsel
Legal Document - 2017
Legal Document - 2017
Legal Document - 2016

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