Richard W. Abbey

Richard W. Abbey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Santa Rosa, CA

Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, PC
 | 100 Stony Point Road, Suite 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: 707-542-5050
Fax: 707-542-2589
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (70%),
  • Banking (30%)
Attorney Profile

Dick has been a member of the firm of Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, through several name changes, since 1973. Over the years, his practice has focused upon real estate, commercial, corporate and financial institution litigation and transactions. Through that period of time, he has acted as primary counsel to some of the communities largest financial institutions.

Over the past several years, his practice has included an emphasis on corporate and partnership issues, focusing on business succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, ownership disputes, and on representation within the wine industry, including the representation of growers and wineries in all forms of transactions.

As a mediator, he has successfully conducted scores of simple and multi-party mediations involving a wide range of business and real estate related matters. He has consistently been selected by his peers as a Northern California “Super Lawyer” and for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America.” In 2015, Dick was honored by “Best Lawyers” as its “lawyer of the year” for Sonoma County in the field of corporate and business law. Dick also received the Sonoma County Bar Association’s award for Careers of Distinction.

About Richard Abbey

Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Honored by Sonoma County Bar Association - Careers of Distinction, Honored by SCBA - Careers of Distinction , 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Order of the Coif
  • Professor of Law, Empire College of Law 
  • The Sonoma County Bar Association (President, 1981-1982)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Redwood Empire Food Bank (Board of Directors, 2008-2015)
  • Sonoma County Family YMCA (Board of Directors, 1993-2017) and (President, 1999-2001)

Educational Background:

  • The University of California, Berkeley (B.S., with honors), 1969
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Office Location for Richard W. Abbey

100 Stony Point Road
Suite 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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Last Updated: 5/13/2019

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