Mr. Richmond is a trial lawyer with experience in state and federal courts, in federal administrative proceedings, and before AAA and other arbitration panels. He has tried over 15 cases in those venues (in California, Arizona, Washington, New York, Maryland, Ohio, Indiana, Texas, and Louisiana). Mr. Richmond has also argued 17 appeals in the California Court of Appeal, the Arizona Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals (in seven different circuits). Mr. Richmond is a senior partner at Kirkland & Ellis, resident in the Los Angeles office.
Mr. Richmond is President of the George Washington University Law Alumni Association. While in law school, Mr. Richmond was President of the Federalist Society and Senior Managing Editor of the Law Review. Mr. Richmond was a Judicial Intern in the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice (Warren E. Burger) and was the research assistant on a book,The Supreme Court, authored by then-Justice William H. Rehnquist.
After law school, Mr. Richmond clerked for Harlington Wood, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, who was appointed by President Ford. During the Reagan and Bush administrations, Mr. Richmond served on the Appellate Staff of the Civil Division in the U.S. Department of Justice, where he argued 14 appeals.
Mr. Richmond was a member of the National Finance Committee for Quayle 2000 and was Regional Director of Lawyers for Bush-Quayle '92.
Mr. Richmond is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He is a Life Member of the National Eagle Scout Association and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Omicron Delta Kappa. He has taught as a guest lecturer at the Georgetown Law School and currently teaches as a guest lecturer at Pepperdine Law School.
Mr. Richmond can be reached at 213.680.8452 or at email@example.com. Additional information is available at www.kirkland.com.