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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"Richard and his team drafted a comprehensive operating agreement with member restriction agreement and vesting provisions for an international enterprise. They were incredibly responsive and made no mistakes! We would highly recommend using his services for any corporate matters."

Business Formation Consultation
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"Experienced, clearly, but I really appreciated his responsiveness. Straight shooter."

Assist with General Advice
Posted on Sep 13, 2020
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"Richard was very knowledgeable of the matter at hand and provided his insights and recommendations right away. This gave me comfort in moving forward with the intended plan."

Draft Subscription Agreement
Posted on Jul 19, 2020
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"Rich provides deep insights and actionable advice."

Outside General Counsel Services
Posted on Jul 2, 2020
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"Richard was great to work with and available via whatsapp and email."

Loan Agreement Services
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"I had a great experience working with Rich. He made the incorporation process very seamless."

Form Delaware Corporation
Posted on Jan 7, 2020

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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