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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"Rich Gora, Founder & Member, Gora LLC, Nicole O'Neil provide sound, deep, and broad counsel for M... premium blockchain #talent's recruiting and business development needs. @ M..., I recruit classic-to-digital chief * officers for roles, consulting, and partnership alignments globally, locally, and nationally. With these dynamics, Rich and team can keep all parties on track, protect IP, and craft agreements that serve our client and talent base. Due to the traditional to digital acceleration in 99% of the industries and causes, I need guidance to ensure M... is raising the talent bar, protecting critical vision and proprietary rights, and simplifying how different clients and talent align in agreements. It is reassuring having Gora LLC in M...'s corner. Plus, they customize all of our various needs. Cheers, Lee Maddox, President, M..."

Business Licenses & Industry Regulations
Posted on Jun 15, 2019
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"I keep returning to Rich's legal services because I'm so consistently impressed and pleased with his work! Everything you could hope for in both a lawyer and a human. Very highly recommended!"

Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
Posted on Jun 6, 2019
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"Richard came through as always, very reasonable and superb service. We highly recommended him."

Corporate Dissolution
Posted on Apr 3, 2019
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"A great an amazing experience. Never have to search for legal help again I know where to go. Helped with another project and I cannot be happier or more satisfied with the work."

Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Mar 29, 2019
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"A great an amazing experience. Never have to search for legal help again I know where to go. Thank Richard."

Draft Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
Posted on Mar 29, 2019
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"Rich has been great for us. He is prompt and his work is high quality. We have been working with him for over a year for numerous legal needs. Very happy with his work and recommend him highly!"

Business Formation Consults
Posted on Mar 27, 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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