Richard Gora Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Richard Gora

Richard Gora

Equity and Debt Raises | High Stakes Litigation | Corporate and Start-Up Counsel | Crowdfunding

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.

Defended investment adviser against securities claims in litigation arising from $360 million public company valuation.

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
… read more connection with SEC, FINRA, CFTC, DOJ and investigations.
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"Highly recommended. Rich was very quick to respond to all my questions and expertly explained the risks of the investment I was getting into."

Shareholder Agreement Services
Posted on Jan 2, 2018
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"Rich was personable, professional, and very responsive. I highly recommend him!"

Service Agreement Services
Posted on Dec 28, 2017
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"Rich was incredible. He worked quickly, provided detailed work, and communicated perfectly. Highly recommend."

Corporate Formation Services
Posted on Dec 18, 2017
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"Great Job, Good Communication, I will recommend to anyone needing legal services I know."

General Consulting
Posted on Dec 14, 2017
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"Rich is very helpful and gets the job done almost immediately."

Founders Agreement Services
Posted on Dec 4, 2017
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"Very good to work with and met my needs quickly"


Posted on Dec 4, 2017

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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