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Richard A. Sipos

Richard A. Sipos
Attorney

t: 510.834.6600
d: 925.947.1327
f: 510.834.1928
rsipos@wendel.com

Education

Santa Clara University; JD

Magdalen College, Oxford; Comparative Law

University of California, Los Angeles; BA

Admissions

State Bar of California

Admitted to practice in California, U.S. District Courts in California and Nevada, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

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Richard Sipos is a partner at Wendel Rosen and has over three decades of experience in complex litigation and real estate business transactions. Richard has successfully tried numerous jury and bench construction cases involving hotels, schools and prisons; and other business litigation matters including legal malpractice, securities fraud and partnership disputes. He has expertise in high-stakes transactional real estate and business matters including leasing, sales, disability access and hazardous materials contamination. Richard has facilitated clients’ business purchases and sales of wineries, a waste transfer station, a fire suppression company and a trucking brokerage.

Richard’s ability to advise businesses and to understand all facets of commercial real estate was enhanced by his 20 years of service as a Director and Chairman of the Board for Beard Land & Improvement (an industrial developer) and Modesto and Empire Traction (a short line railroad). After retiring from those Boards, Richard’s most recent Director role is for Axonis Therapeutics which is developing some of the most promising treatments for spinal cord injuries and other neurological diseases.

Contra Costa County Bar Association

Association for Conflict Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Northern California

Axonis Therapeutics
• Director, 2020 – present

Modesto & Empire Transaction Company
• Chairman of the Board, 2010-2019
• Director, 2000 – 2010

Beard Land & Investment Company
• Chairman of the Board, 2010-2019
• Director, 2000 – 2010

News

Seasoned Trial Attorney Richard Sipos Joins Wendel Rosen LLP

Seasoned Trial Attorney Richard Sipos Joins Wendel Rosen LLP

10/01/2020 | Wendel Rosen LLP

Today, Richard Sipos, Esq. joins Wendel Rosen LLP as a partner, serving in the Litigation Practice Group. Sipos brings 34 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional real estate…

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Education

Santa Clara University; JD

Magdalen College, Oxford; Comparative Law

University of California, Los Angeles; BA

Admissions

State Bar of California

Admitted to practice in California, U.S. District Courts in California and Nevada, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals