Richard Denmon is a securities and corporate lawyer with extensive experience in public and private offerings, securities law and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital formation, and corporate governance. His finance-oriented practice includes work on a wide range of entertainment and media law matters for clients who benefit from his rare combination of skills and knowledge.
Rick’s securities and corporate clients include public and private entities operating in a wide range of industries. He counsels on numerous financing vehicles, including offerings of equity and debt securities, complex bank and non-bank financing arrangements, and exit strategies.
He has significant experience representing financial institutions including community banks, insurance companies, and REITs in the offer and sale of securities, general corporate matters, and merger and acquisition transactions. Before joining the firm in 1989, Rick worked for the SEC in Washington, D.C. There, he served as special counsel to the assistant director in the division of corporate finance.
Rick’s multi-faceted entertainment and media law practice covers almost every segment of the entertainment industry. He has represented individual talent and artists, entertainment and media companies, production companies, distributors, and single purpose entertainment related entities, investors, sponsors, and other financiers.
His practice also encompasses sports-related matters that have included negotiating an arena naming rights agreement with a professional hockey team, and sponsorship agreements with various car racing and monster truck teams.
Rick also negotiates various licenses and clearances on behalf of his clients, provides copyright, trademark, and e-commerce advice, and handles any necessary offering or bank financing documents.
- Southwestern University School of Law (LL.M., 2015)
- State University of New York at Buffalo (J.D., 1982)
- State University of New York at Binghamton (B.S., 1979)
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