Richard's practice focuses on business, professional liability and complex commercial litigation, especially with reference to the liability of financial, accounting and other business professionals, and including the business liability of medical professionals.
He also handles internal corporate investigations, corporate governance issues and insurance and reinsurance disputes. He has conducted litigation and arbitration proceedings in a broad range of professional liability, business, healthcare, antitrust, RICO, commercial and insurance matters.
Richard is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics related to his practice. This includes a class on Legal Elements of Commercial Fraud that he taught at Northwestern University.
Richard served as managing partner of the Chicago office from 2004 to 2008. He is a former member of the firm's Board of Partners and the Diversity Committee.
Representation of corporations and corporate officers and directors in the defense of securities fraud class actions and shareholder derivative cases, and has defended businesses and their executives in various business tort and contract matters.
Representation of corporations and their officials in connection with investigations by the SEC, the PCAOB and other agencies and regulatory bodies such as the NASDAQ.
Representation of boards of directors and audit committees in connection with internal corporate investigations and corporate governance issues.Professional Liability/Accountants' Liability
Representation of Big 4 and other major accounting firms in malpractice, securities fraud, RICO, tax and other significant commercial cases.
Representation of attorneys, insurance brokers and other business professionals in securities litigation, RICO, malpractice, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and similar types of cases.
Assistance to professionals and directors and officers in connection with SEC and PCAOB investigations, grand jury proceedings and administrative proceedings involving other federal and state regulatory agencies.Health Care Regulation & Disputes
Advice on a broad array of providers on regulatory issues relating to insurance, compliance and privacy, employment disputes and corporate governance matters.
Representation of stakeholders on both sides of Certificate of Need challenges and defended the Certificate of Need for a $325 million replacement hospital.
Litigation related to antitrust issues in the healthcare area as well as the application of RICO to healthcare professionals.Insurance & Reinsurance
Representation of Lloyd's of London, U.S. and foreign insurers and reinsurers in connection with coverage afforded to the largest worldwide accounting and other professional service firms.
Representation for insurance and reinsurance matters for large corporations and their directors and officers.
Litigation in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings.
Representation in various proceedings concerning the liquidation of insurers by state authorities.
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Illinois Bar Association
Member, Chicago Bar Association
Board of Directors, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, 2007-2010
Board of Directors, Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms, 2008-2012
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, International Trade & Finance Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2007-2011
Named to “Illinois Super Lawyers,” Business Litigation, Professional Liability: Defense, Insurance Coverage, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2005, 2006, 2009-2015
Selected for inclusion in the Leading Lawyers Network, Leading Lawyers Network Magazine, Law Bulletin Publishing, 2005, 2006
Selected for inclusion in Who's Who: Chicago's Power Players, Marquis Who's Who, 2006-2009
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
McGuireWoods Lawyers Provide Pro Bono Support for Iowa Supreme Court Marriage Equality Case
April 3, 2009
Richard Greenberg Appointed to Key Role in New Diversity Mentoring Academy
August 4, 2008