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Richard A. Menchini is a partner in the firm’s litigation practice group. His primary areas of practice are complex product liability, toxic tort, personal injury, commercial, and insurance litigation. Over his career, Rich has been trial and appellate counsel in numerous cases before various federal and state courts.
Rich regularly advises companies on reducing and managing litigation risks, and has represented clients in various sectors when they face significant product liability and mass tort claims. His experience extends to a wide range of products including printing and graphic arts equipment, asbestos, industrial machinery, construction equipment, medical devices and consumer products. Rich has obtained the dismissal of many claims when companies have been sued on theories of successor corporate liability, and as lead counsel for a telecommunications manufacturer has resolved numerous product liability and asbestos claims involving discontinued product lines.
His commercial litigation experience includes insurance coverage disputes, loan and security agreement defaults, and commodities transportation disputes.
Prior to joining OP, Rich was a partner in the New York offices of Holland & Knight LLP and Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens.