Dan Richards is a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, where he represents clients in complex civil litigation. For more than a decade, Mr. Richards has represented domestic and international corporations in complex and consequential civil lawsuits and arbitrations pending throughout the U.S. He has represented clients at multiple trials involving antitrust, securities, intellectual property, construction defect, and products liability claims. He also has extensive discovery and pretrial experience, including examinations of key fact and expert witnesses and oral advocacy. His expertise spans a broad range of substantive areas, including breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, securities, antitrust, intellectual property, and defamation. Mr. Richards has particularly deep experience representing clients in the financial services, health care, technology, construction/real estate, and energy industries.
Prior to relocating to Denver and joining DGS, Mr. Richards practiced for more than six years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Richards is admitted to practice in Colorado and New York, as well as in the U.S. District Courts for the District of Colorado, Southern District of New York, and Eastern District of New York.
Mr. Richards is a member of the American, Colorado, and Denver Bar Associations and is Vice Chair of the Denver Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee. He is a graduate of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation’s Impact Denver program and the Downtown Denver Partnership’s Leadership Program. He also serves as an Executive Member of Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC).
Mr. Richards received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where he was the managing editor of the Fordham Law Review. He attended Miami University and received a B.S. in Finance.
Mr. Richards was named among the Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch” in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Antitrust Law, and Litigation – Environmental.
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