Richard Schoenstein

Partner at
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP

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New York

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An advocate and litigator, Rich Schoenstein has 25 years of experience handling business and employment disputes, through trials and appeals, arbitration and mediation, and internal and external investigations. He is co-head of the firm’s Securities and Financial Services Litigation Group.

Rich has represented clients from individuals to large corporations and financial institutions, partnering with his clients to address their emerging business needs, and handling contested matters arising in numerous industries and substantive areas of law. Among his many areas of experience, he handles:

  • Commercial and employment contracts
  • Fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and other business torts
  • Restrictive covenants and employee mobility
  • Employment discrimination claims defense
  • Securities fraud and other financial services matters
  • Real estate and construction disputes
  • Professional liability matters, representing brokers, accountants and attorneys
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Law firm partnership and partner mobility

Rich is well known and highly regarded in the legal community. His accolades include a listing by Super Lawyers, a rating of AV® Preeminet™ by Martindale Hubbell®, and a ranking as Superb by AVVO. In addition to litigating matters, Rich is often called upon to serve as a mediator, as a member of the Commercial Division’s panel of neutrals in New York County, or privately retained.

Rich began his legal career and served as Litigation Counsel at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, and he has been a partner at Paul Hastings LLP and Satterlee Stephens LLP.

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  • New York

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