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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"very responsive and professional"

Outside General Counsel Services
Posted on Aug 2, 2017
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"Rich timely and promptly reviewed a comprehensive NDA for a sophisticated corporate transaction."


Posted on Jul 14, 2017
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"Rich drafted a partnership agreement for our IT business and it was comprehensive and protected our IP. We highly recommend his services!"


Posted on Jul 13, 2017
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"Rich is the best! I almost don't want to write a great review about him and Nicole because they might become too popular and not have time to continue working with me."

Severance Agreement Services
Posted on Jul 7, 2017
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"Rich is great! Really responsive and knowledgeable. I will continue working with him and his team for a long time."

Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment) Services
Posted on Jul 3, 2017
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"Richard was very responsive and communicated promptly."

Securities Regulations Services
Posted on Jun 29, 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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