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Richard D. Buckley, Jr.

Richard Buckley, Partner at Arent Fox LLP
Richard D. Buckley, Jr.
Los Angeles, CA

Richard Buckley’s practice focuses on business litigation, with particular emphasis on the sports industry.

Previous Work
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Richard was a partner in the Los Angeles office of a national law firm where he served as “first chair” in dozens of litigation matters.

Representative Matters

  • MySpace, Inc. v. Aguilar, et al. (United States District Court for the Central District of California Case Number 05-2424 DT (SHx))
  • Davis v. Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc., et al. (Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number TC 020551)
  • L.A. Arena Funding, LLC v. D&N Concrete Pump (Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number BC 369531/American Arbitration Association Case Number 72-181-E-000903-07/Court of Appeal, Second District, Case Number B 210649 (Consolidated with B 212752)
  • Kim v. Ji-Hoon Jeong aka “Rain”, et al. (Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number BC 409245)

Publications, Presentations and Recognitions
While attending law school, Richard was a notes and comments editor for theTulsa Law Journal.  Richard wrote Making a Case for Statutory Amendment to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (“CERCLA”): Solving the Section 107/Section 113 Cause of Action Controversy, 31 Tulsa L.J. 851 (summer 1996).

In 2010, Richard wrote “Decision: Sporting Event Ticket Holders Lack Standing to Sue Based on Alleged Cheating by Coach, Team.” Entertainment & Sports Lawyer, Volume 28, Number 2, Summer 2010.

Life Beyond the Law
In his free time, Richard enjoys golf, coaching youth baseball, and, most of all, spending time with his family.

Bar & Court Admissions
California Bar
US District Court, Central District of California
US District Court, Southern District of California

University of Tulsa, JD (With Honors), 1997
University of Southern California, BA (Magna Cum Laude), 1992


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Arent Fox LLP, founded in 1942, is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and government intersect. With more than 350 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to clients that range from Fortune 500 corporations to trade associations. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.