Rick is the Administrative Partner for the firm's Nevada office, practicing civil and criminal litigation. One of the firm’s most experienced and successful trial lawyers, he is a first chair veteran of scores of federal and state jury trials in his years of government service and private practice. He has been rated “AV” by Martindale Hubbell for 22 years.
Following service in the U.S. Army JAG Corps with the Seventh Infantry Division, Rick joined the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Nevada. Beginning as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, he later became the Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney, and ultimately the United States Attorney. Rick received the Chief Postal Inspector's Special Award for Excellence of Performance in the Administration of Justice, and the Director's Special Commendation Award from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Rick entered private practice in 1991, and joined Boies Schiller Flexner in 2005.
In 1996, he was appointed Chief Counsel to the Select Subcommittee on the United States Role in the Iranian Arms Transfers to Croatia and Bosnia, chaired by the Honorable Henry Hyde of Illinois, leading a congressional investigation of national security, intelligence and foreign policy issues on behalf of the United States House of Representatives.