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Richard Lieberman

One East Washington Street, Suite 1900 Phoenix, Arizona 85004-2554
Firm: Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
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Overview
Firm

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC


Years In Practice


Phone Number (602) 262-5935

 

Mr. Lieberman is the Chair of the firm's Corporate, Securities and Finance Department. He has extensive experience in a broad range of business law issues, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate governance, finance and banking, employment, executive compensation, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring, litigation and legislation.  His experience includes a wide variety of industries, including energy, finance, manufacturing, healthcare, technology, services, biotechnology, communications and others.  He has been selected by Best Lawyer's in America as the Phoenix "Lawyer of the Year" in 2019 for in Corporate Compliance, in 2018 and 2016 for Business Organizations and in 2014 for Corporate Governance.

He has served as in-house General Counsel and outside counsel to a variety of companies, ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Lieberman has counseled boards and senior management on issues pertinent to growing companies as well as those experiencing a crisis situations. 

Mr. Lieberman represents companies in M&A, securities and other regulatory compliance, capital market transactions, contract negotiations, executive compensation, company policy and plan development, and ethical compliance. He was General Counsel to an international commercial finance company. He also supervised its internal audit, shareowner services, and corporate communications departments, chaired its ethics committee, and performed other business functions. He served as counsel to the company in its finance and treasury operations, negotiated debt agreements and offerings in excess of $7 billion. He was also responsible for compliance with the securities and employment laws, as well as, mergers and acquisitions, licensing agreements, lease negotiations and U.S. and international service marks.

He is a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor 

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Awards
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Richard Lieberman
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
Corporate Compliance Law, Phoenix (2019)
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Phoenix (2018)
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Phoenix (2016)
Corporate Governance Law, Phoenix (2014)
  • AV PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2007-2017) in the categories of Banking and Finance Law, Business Organizations, Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and
  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers (2012-2016) in the categories of Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Listed, Business Organizations Arizona Lawyer of the Year, The Best Lawyers in America (2016)
  • Listed, Corporate Governance Arizona Lawyer of the Year, The Best Lawyers in America (2014)
  • Listed, Top Lawyers List (2014) in the category of Mergers & Acquisitions, Arizona Business Magazine
  • Listed, AB Top Lawyers (2008-2010) in the category of Corporate Law, Arizona Business Magazine
  • Al Brooks Community Leadership Award, Anti-Defemation League, Arizona Region
Education
Graduated
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Graduated 1981
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Graduated 1984
Contact Details and Office Locations
One East Washington Street, Suite 1900
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-2554
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