Richard B. Walsh, Jr. Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Bet the Company Litigation

Best Lawyers® has named Lewis Rice Chairman Richard B. Walsh, Jr. among its "Lawyers of the Year" for 2023. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Only one attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area may receive the honor of "Lawyer of the Year." Rick was named for Bet the Company Litigation.

Rick serves as Chairman of Lewis Rice. He also maintains an active and growing practice focusing primarily in the area of complex commercial litigation including bet-the-company litigation, intellectual property, antitrust, and securities litigation. Rick counsels transactional clients concerning associated risks in commercial transactions. His background includes litigating antitrust claims in the health care, bicycle component, aluminum products, agricultural products, professional sports, and fitness equipment industries. Rick litigates intellectual property matters in many areas including computer systems, mechanical apparatuses and systems, and chemical, electrical, and medical products and processes. Best Lawyers has included Rick in its annual list since 2008, and he has been named "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Antitrust for 2016, 2018, and 2020.