Rich is the leader of Holland & Hart’s Privacy and Data Security group, co-leader of Holland & Hart’s Telecommunications Group, and a member of the Firm’s IP Transactions Group.
Rich’s practice focuses on data privacy and information security matters including U.S. and international privacy and security law compliance, biometric technology implementation, critical infrastructure protection, data aggregation and anonymization, information security risk assessments and audits, data breach incident response, records management and retention, service provider and vendor diligence, management, and oversight, and managing Nth party risk in technology transactions.
With over 20 years’ experience structuring and negotiating domestic and international IP and technology transactions, he represents clients in IP, IT, and technology matters including cloud solutions and services, data center acquisition, development, and operations, e-commerce and internet platforms and transactions, human resources, electronic health records solutions, IP development, licensing, and transfer, IT infrastructure and services, payment processing, technology acquisition, consulting, licensing, development, and sale, and telecommunications network infrastructure construction, operations, technology and services.
Rich represents clients in a variety of industries, including cable television, critical infrastructure, energy, financial services, food and beverage, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, media and entertainment, natural resources, social media, real estate, technology, and telecommunications. Having served as in-house counsel for a large communications company, Rich truly appreciates the challenges and opportunities clients face in order to exploit and preserve the value of their technology assets in a rapidly evolving environment. He delivers sophisticated, practical advice to help his clients identify issues and structure technology transactions that manage their risk, protect their data and intellectual property, and meet their strategic objectives.