Richard M. Nichols

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• Strategic Legal Crisis Management Communications

• Sports Related Media Communications

• Representation of Professional Athletes 

• Representation of College and Professional Coaches 

• School Law

• Sports Law

• Venture Capital and Technology Transactions

• Corporate Finance

• Feature Film Financing

• Mortgage Banking

• Political Consultation

• J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law (1982)

• M.A., Stanford University, M.A. (1983) (Educational Administration and & Policy Analysis)

• A.B., Dartmouth College (1976) (History)

• Admitted to Practice – State Bar of California 

• Admitted to Practice – State Bar of Texas

• Member of Board of Trustees, University of California, Hastings College of Law (2018 to Present)

• Member – White Collar Law Group

• Member – USLaw Network

• Member – Dartmouth College Alumni


• Chief of Staff, District of Columbia, Office of the Deputy Mayor of Planning and Economic Development

• Executive Director and General Counsel to 2015 World Cup Champion U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Players Association (WNSTPA)

• Deputy City Attorney, City of San Francisco

• Two-time NCAA Division 1 All-American (1981-1982)

• 1982 Member of United States Track and Field Team

• Frequent Contributor to ESPN (Television and Radio) regarding Sports Legal and Media Issues