Now in its seventh year, the Forrest Firm is a provider of corporate legal services to entrepreneurs, investors, and executives. The firm works in multiple areas relevant to businesses at every stage of their life cycles. Core practice areas include business formation, angel and venture financings, intellectual property, commercial real estate, employment, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, tax, contract negotiation, and dispute resolution.
Mr. Richardson spent the previous eight years focusing his law practice on representing companies in a variety of litigation matters, including the financial services and insurance industries.
In his new role at the Forrest Firm, Mr. Richardson offers strategic counsel and representation in commercial and business litigation, including disputes regarding contracts, business, employment, real estate, taxation, and other areas of risk management. Mr. Richardson represents clients at every stage of the dispute resolution process, from pre-trial negotiations to discovery, trials and appeals.
Mr. Richardson joins the Forrest Firm from one of the largest regional litigation firms in the southeastern U.S., McAngus Goudelock and Courie. At MGC, Mr. Richardson spent the last six years representing large national insurance carriers and employers in workers’ compensation litigation involving traumatic injuries, permanent and total disability claims, occupational diseases, and repetitive motion disorders.
Mr. Richardson earned a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in political science in 2006 from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. In 2009, he earned his juris doctor degree from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Mr. Richardson is licensed to practice law in the state of North Carolina. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association.
“We are pleased to have Keith Richardson join our growing Raleigh office and litigation team at the Forrest Firm,” said firm founder James Forrest. “With his deep understanding of both the dispute resolution process, as well as a host of financial services sectors, he will bring sophisticated, strategic legal perspectives to the more than 1,500 entrepreneurs and executives who seek the counsel of the Forrest Firm in both proactive and reactive situations.”
About the Forrest Firm, P.C.
The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation with offices across North Carolina. The firm endeavors to provide corporate legal services in a manner that consistently exceeds client expectations, to create healthy, sustainable work environments for its professionals, and to positively impact the surrounding community.
James Forrest, Founder and Principal Attorney