Richard L. Shamos

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Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in New York, NY

Sadis & Goldberg LLP
 | 551 5th Avenue, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10176
Phone: 212-573-8027
Fax: 212-947-3796
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2010
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (50%),
  • Securities & Corporate Finance (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • International (10%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • German
    Attorney Profile

    Richard L. Shamos is of counsel to New York City-based Sadis & Goldberg LLP. Representing people and businesses throughout the greater metropolitan area, he focuses his practice on a variety of matters involving financial services firms and other investment vehicles, and he also provides advice and counsel to high net worth individuals and other family office clients. Mr. Shamos has been admitted to practice before all New York state courts since 2010.

    Prior to joining Sadis & Goldberg LLP in March 2017, Mr. Shamos was first an associate at the New York office of an international law firm that represents hedge funds and other investment groups, and he then spent several years as the director of international legal affairs for a global asset management firm. He majored in international studies at Vassar College and received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 2003. Mr. Shamos then went on to attend Columbia Law School in New York City, and he was a Harlan Stone Scholar before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2009.

    Mr. Shamos counts among his clients hedge funds, real estate investment funds and other similar organizations such as private equity funds. He advises them on distribution and structuring as well as on corporate governance and other internal matters. Mr. Shamos’s firm has several clients that take advantage of Opportunity Zone investments that were facilitated by the 2017 revisions to the Internal Revenue Code, and he helps them source real estate opportunities in those areas. His experience also involves setting up companies in such offshore jurisdictions as the British Virgin Islands, and his background additionally includes corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Business/Corporate
    • 20%Securities & Corporate Finance
    • 10%Real Estate: Business
    • 10%International
    • 10%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Securities Law


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    Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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    21st Floor
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    Phone: 212-573-8027

    Fax: 212-947-3796

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