Richard B. Walsh, Jr. is Chairman of the Litigation Department and practices primarily in the area of complex commercial litigation including intellectual property, antitrust, and securities litigation. He counsels transactional clients concerning associated risks in commercial transactions. Rick’s background includes litigating antitrust claims in the health care, bicycle component, aluminum products, agricultural products, professional sports, and fitness equipment industries. He litigates intellectual property matters in many areas including computer systems, mechanical apparatuses and systems, and chemical, electrical, and medical products and processes.
Rick regularly appears in federal district and appellate courts throughout the country, and he is a fellow in the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society of the Litigation Counsel of America.
Rick is a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, was named “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Antitrust for 2016, 2018, and 2020 by The Best Lawyers in America®; was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2008-2020; and was selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® 2005 and 2008-2018. Rick has been named as one of the “Top 50” lawyers in the St. Louis area by Super Lawyers® every year since 2011.