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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"Great attorney, highly recommended"

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"Strong communication, will happily work with again."

Privacy Policy Services
Posted on Mar 13, 2018
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"Richard is one of the best attorney's we have worked with, and consider him a go to for our legal needs."

Release of Liability Services
Posted on Mar 7, 2018
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"Good work, fair price."

Corporate Formation Services
Posted on Mar 7, 2018
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"It was great working with Rich. He was responsive and professional and turned around all required materials quickly."

Assist with Equity Compensation
Posted on Mar 6, 2018
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"Great experience working with Rich. He and his team were accessible and helpful."

Asset Purchase Agreement Services
Posted on Mar 4, 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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