Richard Williamson represents publicly-traded and small businesses

Richard D. Williamson

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Richard Williamson is a shareholder admitted to the state bars of Nevada and California as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has represented clients in numerous jury trials, bench trials, arbitration hearings, mediations, and administrative proceedings. His practice primarily focuses on Commercial Real Estate Law and Complex Civil Litigation.

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Richard has authored several published articles and has presented educational seminars to other lawyer groups and non-legal professionals.

Education and Career

Mr. Williamson grew up in Reno and is a graduate of Bishop Manogue Catholic High School. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of San Diego in 2002, where he earned a B.A. in History. He received his Juris Doctorate from American University’s Washington College of Law in 2005, where he was Managing Editor of the Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. Upon completing his studies on the East Coast, Mr. Williamson was eager to return home where he began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Brent Adams of the Second Judicial District Court for the State of Nevada.

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“The best preparation for tomorrow is to work hard today.”

Mr. Williamson has received a Distinguished Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating by his peers ranking recognizing his professional excellence in both legal ability and ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Ratings are not sold. He was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2012 through 2019. Mr. Williamson has also been featured in Nevada Business Magazine as one of Northern Nevada’s Top Attorneys for 2011 through 2018 as chosen by his peers and has earned an Avvo 10.0 superb rating.

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Mr. Williamson is currently a member of the Washoe County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also contributes a great deal of his time to volunteer activities. His professional commitments include serving on the State Bar of Nevada’s Northern Nevada Disciplinary Board, and holding various leadership positions within the American Bar Association. A father of two, Mr. Williamson serves his community as a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America and frequently participates in the Washoe County Law Library’s “Lawyer in the Library” program. Mr. Williamson has previously served as a member of the Western Trial Lawyers Association, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and the American Inns of Court.

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Education

Washington College of Law
J.D., 2005

  • Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Managing Editor
  • Moot Court Honor Society

University of San Diego
B.A., 2002

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Admissions

  • Nevada, 2006
  • California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court – Nevada, 2006
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Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Washoe County Bar Association