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Stuart M. Richter

Partner
stuart.richter@kattenlaw.com
Los Angeles – Century City Office
p+1.310.788.4582
f+1.310.712.8434
Overview

Stuart M. Richter is co-chair of the firm's national Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation practice, focusing on consumer class action matters. For more than 25 years, he has defended financial services, consumer products and other clients in class and mass action cases filed in state and federal courts in various jurisdictions across the country. During his career, Stuart has served as lead counsel in more than 100 class and mass action cases.

In addition to his class action experience, Stuart handles various complex commercial disputes for banking and financial services clients, including court cases and private arbitrations involving unfair competition claims, fraud claims, and foreclosures and other collection proceedings. He also counsels clients regarding internal and external fraud investigations, and has extensive experience handling disputes involving interest rate swaps and other financial derivative products.

Shown below is a selection of Stuart’s engagements.

Recognition

Super Lawyers, 2005–2016
Stuart M. Richter

Education

  • JD, Pepperdine University School of Law, summa cum laude
  • BS, University of Virginia

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Arizona
  • US District Court, Central District of California
  • US District Court, Eastern District of California
  • US District Court, Northern District of California
  • US District Court, Southern District of California

Recognition

Super Lawyers
2005–2016
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