Richard Young (JD '08) Named Partner at Wood Smith Henning and Berman LLP
Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Richard Young (JD '08) has been named partner at Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP. Young specializes in constrution litigation and product liability.
From Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP:
Wood, Smith, Henning and Berman is pleased to announce the election of Richard Young to partnership with the firm. He is an accomplished litigator known for results in handling complex commercial litigation throughout the State of Nevada. Widely known to developers and general contractors throughout the nation for his prowess and sage guidance handling all facets of construction litigation, Richard has successfully litigated all issues emanating from construction, including construction defect, product liability, site accidents, employment and other issues arising from residential, mixed-use and commercial construction. Richard also has substantial experience acquired during his tenure with his former firm handling product liability cases involving catastrophic loss and related personal injury and property damage, commercial trucking, transportation, insurance coverage, and other general liability matters. In addition, his experience includes transactional matters including risk transfer, contract preparation and pre-claim navigation.
Richard has resolved countless matters through various forms of alternative dispute resolution, and benefits clients greatly as a result of extensive training he received from Pepperdine University’s prestigious Straus Institute. This eye for creative, strategic and innovative avenues to defend clients balances liability and legal spend, something which he brings to every matter assigned. He is a graduate of Pepperdine School of Law and licensed to practice law in Nevada.