Richard L. Reiter: Lawyer with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Richard L. Reiter


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Practice Areas

  • Commercial & Business Litigation
  • Data Security & Cyber Liability
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate & Development
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Coverage
  • Professional Liability & Services
  • Real Property
Contact InfoTelephone: 914.872.7728
Fax: 914.323.7001
University University at Albany, B.A., magna cum laude, 1999 Recipient of Margaret J. Hughes Scholarship Award
Law SchoolBenjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2002
Admitted2003, New York; 2004, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York; 2005, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

Greater New York Chamber of Commerce
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Professional Liability Underwriters Society
US Reinsurance Under 40s Group
Westchester County Association


Richard Reiter represents client interests in connection with complex business disputes, intellectual property matters and e-commerce counseling as well as insurance and reinsurance coverage issues. In addition to handling cases before New York state courts, Rich has considerable federal court litigation experience and frequently employs arbitration and mediation to facilitate the cost-effective resolution of disputes.

Rich has litigated and arbitrated multimillion dollar disputes arising from commercial agreements, intellectual property disputes, technology errors and omissions, real estate transactions and other business-related matters. He counsels clients on the protection of intellectual property rights and defends individuals and businesses accused of infringement and computer technology implementation failures. Rich has also counseled and represented clients on trademark, copyright, patent, cyber liability, false advertising and unfair competition issues.

In addition, Rich is regularly involved in insurance and reinsurance coverage matters arising from general liability, directors and officers, and professional liability errors and omissions policies. Bringing together his background in business litigation, insurance coverage and real estate law, he represents the interests of underwriters, their insureds and claims representatives in title insurance matters. Rich also handles probate matters before the New York State Surrogate Court involving disputes or contractual obligations regarding the ownership of real estate, business and other assets.


Florida Federal Judge Approves Settlement Agreement Providing Payments to All Victims of Data Breach, Even Those Who Suffered No Monetary Loss
May 28, 2014

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Claim against Insurer for Indemnification or a Defense for a Privacy Claim under a Professional Liability Policy
November 12, 2013


Legal Considerations for E-commerce and Website Promotion
June 25, 2013


Wilson Elser Promotes 16 from 9 U.S. Offices to Partner
January 12, 2012


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FCC Proposes $10 Million Forfeiture for Privacy Violations
Richard L. Reiter, November 10, 2014
On October 24, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed a $10 million forfeiture penalty against TerraCom, Inc. (TerraCom) and YourTel America, Inc. (YourTel) (collectively, the Corporations) for alleged data security violations. Although the FCC is currently unaware of any...

Surf’s Up: The Wave of High-profile Privacy Class Actions
Richard L. Reiter,Melissa K. Ventrone, August 7, 2014
Businesses have revolutionized the way they reach customers. Through computers, smart phones, iPads and a host of other technologies, we can now make purchasing decisions from the comfort of our homes. All we need to do is enter our personal information and our credit card data, and one click later...

Florida Federal Judge Approves Settlement Agreement Providing Payments to All Victims of Data Breach, Even Those Who Suffered No Monetary Loss
Laura K. Pitts,Richard L. Reiter, June 11, 2014
On February 28, 2014, in Resnick et al. v. AvMed Inc., a Florida federal judge gave final approval to a groundbreaking settlement agreement in a data breach class action lawsuit. The settlement for the first time provides for payments to all victims of a data breach, including those who have not...
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Richard L. Reiter

1133 Westchester Avenue
White PlainsNY 10604-3407


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