Brian H. Richardson
Roanoke, VA
office 540.512.1835
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Mr. Richardson’s primary areas of practice are commercial disputes, workouts, and related litigation, with an emphasis in corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, creditors' rights, health care finance, and cybersecurity matters.


  • Representing creditors, creditors' committees, and debtors in all aspects of bankruptcy, restructuring, and troubled loan workouts
  • Representing trustees, creditors, and debtors in federal and state court litigation matters, including commercial litigation involving breach of contract, fiduciary duty disputes, business torts, preference and fraudulent transfer prosecution and defense, relief from stay, lease rejection, cash collateral, claim objections, section 363 bankruptcy sales, dischargeability disputes, denial of discharge, chapter 11 plan confirmation, involuntary petitions, complex family law and estate disputes, and other related litigation
  • Representative chapter 11 experience:
    • Co-Counsel to the Debtors: Toys "R" Us, Inc., Gymboree Group, Inc., Pier 1 Imports, Inc., Le Tote, Inc., Alpha Media Holdings LLC, and Intelsat S.A.
    • Counsel to Official Committee and Chapter 11 Trustee: AC Furniture Company, Inc.
  • Judicial Clerk to The Honorable Rebecca B. Connelly, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia, 2017 - 2018


  • Brigham Young University, B.S., Psychology
  • Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D., Certificate in Law, Science, & Technology, with dual emphasis in Health Law and Psychology Law
Banking & Finance Law Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Cybersecurity & Data Protection Health Care Law Litigation Technology


  • Executive Notes & Comments Editor, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science & Technology
  • Dean’s Award for Outstanding Performance at the College of Law, 2017


  • Virginia Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • Fluent in Spanish, with a dedication to focusing pro bono and community service efforts on serving in and supporting programs involving the Latin American and Spanish-speaking community
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
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