Richard Gora Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Richard Gora

Richard Gora

ICOs, Utility Tokens, Cryptocurrency | Equity and Debt Raises | 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 over 10 ICOs, utility token offerings, cryptocurrency and counsel to a former founder of bitcoin website

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,
… read more FINRA, CFTC, DOJ and investigations.
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"It was a pleasure working with Richard Gora and that is a compliment not often given to an attorney. It helped me out of a very stressful situation in a very timely manner. Thanks Richard!"

Assist with Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
Posted on Oct 15, 2018
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"Very positive experiences as always, very fast and diligent"


Posted on Aug 27, 2018
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"It was (and still is) and absolute pleasure working with Rich and his team."

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Posted on Jul 27, 2018
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"We had a great consultation. He was a great contact and has already done a great job helping me with my project."

Assist with Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
Posted on Jul 21, 2018
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"Richard was the most attentive lawyer on the platform. I was able to speak with him as soon as the next day (on a Saturday), and he was extremely knowledgable regarding equity crowdfunding via reg C / CF."

Assist with Series Financing
Posted on Jul 10, 2018
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"I had some difficult questions, and Rich answered them. He has up-to-date knowledge in cryptocurrencies where the laws are constantly changing. He was also very responsive with follow-up questions even though I was delayed in getting back to him."

Assist with Other Securities & Finance Matter
Posted on Jun 19, 2018

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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