Rich Dukes is an experienced trial lawyer, mediator and e-discovery veteran.
He frequently represents religious organizations in employment and liability actions and has developed a broad base of knowledge regarding the particular protections arising from the First Amendment’s Religion Clauses. Additionally, Rich has served on the national panel counsel for a Fortune 500 medical device manufacturer and has advised businesses and individuals in a range of products liability, commercial litigation and employment matters. He is an experienced class action practitioner, and has defended a wide range of businesses, professionals, municipalities and utilities against class action claims.Rich works tirelessly to assist individuals and businesses to resolve disputes in an efficient and cost effective way. Rich looks for creative paths to resolution, whether through early negotiation or aggressively defending against the claims. Rich is a leader in innovative use of technology to streamline information management in complex business litigation to facilitate effective collaboration among lawyers, offices and law firms across the state and nation. Every case requires teamwork and collaboration among professionals to achieve the client’s desired results. Rich has a proven track record of leadership and a team approach to achieve those ends.
Banking and Finance Litigation
Commercial and Business Litigation
Professional or Industry Involvement
Community or Pro Bono Involvement
LitigationProduct and Professional Liability
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