Mr. Rick is a member of the firm’s Religious and Not-For-Profit Organizations and Litigation practices. He has significant trial experience, but seeks winning outcomes to difficult cases both in and out of court.
Before joining Burke, Warren, Mr. Rick worked at Preti Flaherty, a leading law firm in northern New England. At Preti Flaherty, Mr. Rick was part of a team that obtained a $19 million jury award in a federal court contract case based on the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). For defendants, he has obtained summary judgment or dismissal of wrongful termination, tortious interference, and other claims.
Mr. Rick graduated first in his class from Franklin Pierce (now University of New Hampshire School of Law) in 2009, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the law review. Also during law school, Mr. Rick was a regional finalist in the 2009 National Trial Competition. He was awarded a degree in Politics from Pomona College in 2002.
--Won ownership of food process patent for leading pasteurized egg company following five-day declaratory judgment trial in federal court;
--Obtained summary judgment for corporate defendant in tortious interference case relating to petroleum supply contract;
--Obtained summary judgment for quiet title petitioner, to avoid restrictive easement;
--For defendants in cases based on construction contract and commercial ink supply contract, obtained no-liability walk-away settlements;
--Was part of a team that obtained a $19 million jury award in federal court contract case based on the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).
Evaluation Within Mediation and the Ideal of Neutrality, 3 Am. J. Mediation 41 (2009).
First Amendment, Second Fiddle? Free Speech in New Hampshire's Constitution, 7 Pierce L. Rev. 373 (2009).