Richard’s practice involves all
aspects of the business life cycle, from start up to sale. This includes business
and income tax aspects of small to medium sized businesses and their owners,
formation (corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership,
professional corporation, nonstock corporation), expansion, contracting,
mergers and acquisitions, sale, and, dissolution. He also handles personal and
business income and estate tax planning.
Richard has spent his career helping physicians
and dentists in connection with the acquisition of practices and practice
assets, employment issues and contracts, professional corporations and limited
liability companies related to practice and practice assets, and, business and
tax issues relating to the practice.
He has represented numerous
non-profit organizations in connection with their formation and qualification
as exempt organizations including advice relating to operations, advice
relating to conflicts of interest and tax exempt activities, and, advice
relating to related party transactions.
Richard joined ThompsonMcMullan
in 2004 as a Principal. Previously, he was a partner in the Richmond
office of Troutman Sanders, LLP (formerly Mays & Valentine, L.L.P.) where he
served as a partner for 27 years.