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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 and Nichole are knowledgable about HR agreements for my local, domestic, and international needs. They are agile and current. I appreciate their expertise, timing, and helpfulness."

Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Mar 11, 2019
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"Rich is the best attorney that I have ever worked with. He gives incredibly sound advice and per our relationship - he is always there when needed (and prompt, which is a big deal). Rich is thorough and wants to see his clients succeed. I highly recommend Rich and his law firm "Gora Law" for any business law needs."

Ongoing Investment Advice
Posted on Feb 22, 2019
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"Rich and his associates are the best! I've worked with him multiple times and plan to keep doing so; I've also referred him to several friends. He's responsive, professional, effective, generous with his time, and offers a fast turn-around. Highly recommended!"

Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
Posted on Feb 21, 2019
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"I would highly recommend Rich Gora."

Series Financing
Posted on Feb 21, 2019
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"Richard did a great job! We will be coming back to him for our business needs!"

Trademark Registration
Posted on Feb 16, 2019
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"Thanks again for your amazing work as always. It was a pleasure working with you again!"

Restructure Corporation
Posted on Feb 13, 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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